One Soldier, 58 Terrorists Dead As Army Clears Boko Haram Hideout

One soldier and 58 Boko Haram terrorists have been confirmed dead after a gun battle between the army and insurgents in Musari village in Borno State.

A statement by the Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Col. Sani Kukasheka Usman, said on Tuesday.

Col. Kukasheka said “in continuation with the clearance of the remnants of the Boko Haram terrorists, troops of 153 Task Force Brigade, 5 Brigade on Monday had an encounter with terrorists at Musari village on Monday.

“During the clearance operations, a soldier paid the supreme price, while the troops killed 58 terrorists and recovered 2 hand grenades, 52 motorcycles, several bags of foodstuffs such as beans, onions, sweet potatoes and guinea corn, as well as cartons of fish”, he said.