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13 Boko Haram terrorists, families of six women, 17 children surrender to Army in Northeast Nigeria

Armed Forces of Nigeria on Sunday said that 13 Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs) from Kodila village surrendered to troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE under 151 Task Force Battalion in the Northeast region of the country, alongside six women and 17 children.

Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Major General John Enenche, said in a statement that the terrorists and their families surrendered at Banki Junction in Bama Local Government Area of Borno State.

According to General Enenche, “sequel to sustained aerial bombardment and aggressive intensive clearance operation by troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE in the North East, 13 suspected BHT alongside 6 women and 17 children from Kodila village have surrendered to troops of 151 Task Force Battalion at Banki Junction in Bama Local Government Area of Borno State.

“The suspects and their family members who surrendered on 26 September 2020, have been receiving medical attention at the 21 Special Armoured Brigade Medical Centre. The suspects are currently undergoing thorough profiling and investigation in line with global best practice in handling such cases.

“The Armed Forces of Nigeria and other security agencies remain resolute, determined and committed to sustaining the tempo of the operations.”

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