Six Boko Haram terrorists were said to have been killed by Troops of Operation Desert Sanity, Operation Hadin Kai.
The terrorists were killed in an ambush following credible intelligence.
According to sources, the troops of 73 Battalion in collaboration with Civilian Joint Task Force, conducted the successful ambush at Kayamla Village near Maiduguri, the restive capital of Borno State, which resulted in the death of the terrorists.
An intelligent source disclosed that the terrorists usually come to the area to terrorise farmers and sometimes kidnap them for ransom.
The source added that the Nigerian troops had intensified offensives against the terrorists, their collaborators and logistics’ suppliers resulting to massive successes being recorded.