Defense Headquarters reports that 81 terrorists were killed in North

Yesterday, North Defence Headquarters said that 81 terrorists had been killed during the previous two weeks in theaters of operations in the Northeast, North Central, and Northwest.


At a biweekly press conference on military operations in Abuja, Maj.-Gen. Musa Danmadami, director of Defence Media Operations (DMO), disclosed the information.


He said that during the time, soldiers of Operation Hadin Kai working in the Northeast killed 56 Boko Haram and Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) militants, detained 26 suspects, and saved 59 victims.


The DMO said that during recent operations in Gogore, a hideaway, Damboa, Tumbun Dila, Arege, and other communities on the western outskirts of Tumbuns in Borno State, the air component also eliminated several hoodlums.


Danmadami stated that at various points across the theater, 340 terrorists and members of their families—including 12 adult men, 133 mature ladies, and 195 children—turned themselves in to the military.


He said that on January 27, the military had attacked a terrorist hideout in Yuwe village, Konduga Council, and killed 17 terrorists.


He also claimed that the forces found a GPMG, 36 hand grenades, and 77 belted NATO 7.62mm rounds.


The spokesman said that during an operation targeting communities in the Bama and Mafa Councils of the Northeast State on January 30, the military simultaneously neutralized three terrorists and saved ten victims.


He said that on January 28 in Maina Hari in Biu Council, the military had detained four major logistical providers.

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