Nigerian troops ambushed and killed scores of Boko Haram/ISWAP components who had been on a looting spree at Magumeri axis of Borno State.
The operation, led by Lt Col Ibrahim Bunu, adopted a tip-off on sighting terrorists on bikes heading in the direction of Ngowala ward in Magumeri Native Authorities Space.
The troops, accompanied by civilian Joint Process Drive members, captured subtle weapons from the neutralized insurgents.
Beretta assault rifles, AK 47 Rifles, hand grenade, Bandolier, 5.56mm ammo, MCs Burnt ammo, cellphones, meals objects extorted from residents had been recovered.
Nevertheless, terrorists accumulating taxes and levies from locals in Geidam, Yobe State, fled on sighting advancing forces.
They’d been extorting residents and herdsmen at Abari, Dawayya, Gonisaleri and Tattukuttu Villages in Geidam Native Authorities Space.
A villager advised PRNigeria that insurgents collected one cow for each 40 cows as tax and issued receipts exhibiting the variety of cattle collected to this point and the following assortment date.
Troops have dominated the final space and are in pursuit of the fleeing terrorists.
Troops remove terrorists on looting spree, uncover Boko Haram tax collectors