Troops Arrest Nine Terrorists Inside Fox Holes

Troops Arrest Nine Terrorists  Inside Fox Holes

Chris Steven, Abuja
Troops of 22 Brigade Garrison in Operation LAFIYA DOLE, on Sunday cleared four villages of Boko Haram terrorists hiding in the area during which three terrorists were killed.
Nine terrorists who tried hiding in foxholes and dug outs were identified and captured alive.
According to a statement by the acting Director of Army Public Relations Colonel Sani Usman nine dane guns, three machetes, one bow with arrows, six motor cycles used by the terrorists to ferry slaughtered cow meats to their hideouts were recovered and burnt.
Other items recovered include 1 tricycle, 4 x Tiger Generators and one solar panel.
The terrorists were reported to be hibernating in Cinga, Mallum Maja, Bosuma and Murye villages.
The troops also recovered 300 herds of cattle rustled by the Boko Haram terrorists from Fulani herdsmen and handed over to their rightful owners.
Similarly, 400 persons held hostage by the terrorists were rescued and set free.