Soldiers carrying out clearance operations in Damboa and Bama Local Government Areas of Borno State have neutralised six Boko Haram terrorists and rescued 33 persons. Those rescued are eight men, 12 women and 13 children.
A statement by Army spokesman Brig.-Gen Texas Chukwu, said those rescued had been profiled and handed over to the appropriate authority.
According to him, six AK-47 rifles, four magazines, 52 rounds of 7.62 mm (special) ammunition, one 36 hand grenade and three locally-made Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) were recovered from the insurgents.
Two magazines, 22 rounds of 7.62 mm (special), 26 rounds of 7.62 mm (special) ammunition, three improvised rounds of ammunition, three pairs of military uniform and one solar panel were recovered in other locations. [NAN]