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Over 150 Boko Haram Members Killed As Nigerian Troop Record Another Victory

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Nigerian troops today, September 12, recorded another victory against the dreaded Boko Haram insurgents who launched an attack on the town of Konduga in Borno State.
According to Sahara Reporters, the troops killed over 150 of the insurgents who have overrun several towns in Nigeria’s northeast in recent weeks.
The armed militants numbering about 200 had come in an armored personnel carrier (APC), six Hilux buses, two Honda cars rigged with explosives with suicide drivers and numerous motorcycles but they were ambushed by soldiers drawn mostly from Maimalari Barracks ambushed the militants as they drove in a convoy to attack Konduga, some 50 miles from Maiduguri.
A Military source said: “Today’s attack by Boko Haram was their first foray towards Maiduguri and we gave them the shock of their lives.
“We knew about Boko Haram’s planned attack three days ago, and we had prepared for them.”
The troops also seized a variety of high caliber weapons from the insurgents, while the only the APC, which most likely carried a senior Boko Haram militant, was able to escape towards Bama.
A military officer familiar with today’s triumphant operation said the Nigerian troops who routed Boko Haram insurgents had returned to their barracks in Maiduguri and are now preparing to pursue the militants further into Bama and beyond.
Reports surfaced today that the Boko Haram members had attacked residents in Shaffa and Tesan Aledeh of Bura community in Borno state

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