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Troops Kill Sect Commander, 18 Others

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Usman said the sect leader was killed during a clearing operation by men of the 22 Brigade Garrison on Sunday, March 20, 2016.

The Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Col. Sani Usman, disclosed that Nigerian Army troops have killed a top Boko Haram commander, the Ameer of Dalore and 18 other sect members in Borno state.

Usman said the sect leader was killed during a clearing operation by men of the 22 Brigade Garrison on Sunday, March 20, 2016.

According to the Army spokesperson, “Elements of 22 Brigade Garrison carried out a clearing operation at Dalore camp on Sunday  in which they killed  19 Boko Haram terrorists among whom was Ameer of Dalore.

“The troops also captured 2 AK-47 Rifles, one Small Machine Gun and one Hand Grenade and recovered four pickup vehicles.

“The troops also rescued 67 hostages from the terrorists. The freed hostages are  undergoing screening at Internally Displaced Persons in Dikwa.”

The government of Germany has also expressed their interest to help Nigeria train its security agencies and exchange intelligence that will help the ongoing fight against Boko Haram.

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Dr. Andrew Pocock, the former British High Commissioner to Nigeria, recently revealed in a report that the United States Of America (USA) and the United Kingdom (UK) spotted the location of the Chibok girls, but did nothing to rescue them.

source: pulse.ng


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