MILITARY KILL more than 70 BOKO HARAM TERRORISTS NEAR CHIBOK
At least 70 suspected Boko Haram terrorists that participated in separate attacks on Chuha I and Chuha II including Korogilim villages of Chibok Local Government Area of Borno state over the weekend which claimed more than 40 lives have been killed by airforce fighter jet with support from ground troops of the 7 Division Nigerian Army.
It would be recalled that more than 40 people including teenagers were Killed weekend when suspected Islamic Militants, Boko Haram attacked three Villages in Chibok, razed down many houses, shops and vehicles before carting away foodstuff and livestock.
out Correspondent gathered from reliable sources that with quick intervention of the military on ground and airstrikes, more than 70 terrorists who were fleeing towards sambisa forest after the onslaught on innocent villagers were killed.
A resident of Korogilim, one of the villages that suffered the deadly Boko Haram attacks, Mr. Joshua Yakubu in a telephone call confirmed the incident which he said took place on Sunday morning when the terrorists in a convoy of many vehicles met their waterloo.
" I want to inform you that we are happy with the gallant effort displayed by the military for quick intervention which led to the killing of dozens of terrorists who wrecked havoc in our communities over the weekend as almost all of them were wiped out while attempting to flee.
" initially when we started hearing some deafening sounds of explosions at the outskirt of our villages, we thought the end of the world had come, but interestingly, we later confirmed that the explosions were from troops targeting at the fleeing terrorists that attacked and killed many of our people.
" I was among those that took courage and visited the scene of the bombardment on Monday where we saw many dead bodies of the terrorists still lying on ground and others hanging on branches or trees especially the mangled ones, in fact they are more than hundred dead bodies with scattered food items they looted during the attacks at the scene, many surviving communities nearby are trooping in to see things for themselves". He stated.
Director defense Information, Major General Chris Olukolade confirmed the incident in a telephone text message on Monday, confirmed the incident.