***As 511 surrender with families
By Tobias Lengnan Dapam
The Nigerian Military said its troops killed 26 Boko terrorists/Islamic State of West Africa Province terrorists and arrested 25 terrorists logistics suppliers in Borno.
Maj-Gen. Musa Danmadami, Director, Defence Media Operations, made this known on Thursday in Abuja, while giving update on two weeks Military operations in the country.
He added that a total of 511 Boko Haram terrorists/Islamic State of West Africa Province and members of their families comprising of 99 adult male, 161 adult female and 251 children surrendered to troops at different locations within the theatre of operations.
“All recovered items, apprehended suspects and rescued Chibok school girl have been handed over to the relevant authority further action while the surrendered Boko Haram terrorists/Islamic State of West Africa Province family members were profile and equally handed over to the appropriate authority.
“In a related development, the air component of Operation HADIN KAI conducted several air operations at identified terrorists enclaves, camps and logistics, geared towards degrading the terrorists. Notably, on 10 May 2023 an air interdiction operation was conducted at identified Boko Haram terrorists/Islamic State of West Africa Province terrorists enclave at Arege. The location was sighted with several terrorists and gun trucks. Accordingly, the location was bombarded and feedback revealed that several terrorists were neutralized and their gun trucks destroyed in the air strike.”