Friday, May 15, 2020

75 Boko Haram Members Killed In Border Security Operations

According to Niger Defence Ministry, 75 of the Islamist Boko Haram insurgency has been killed in security operations earlier this week in the region where the borders of Niger, Nigeria and Chad converge.

75 Boko Haram Members Killed In Border Security Operations

In a statement on Tuesday, the ministry said the operations followed a series of Boko Haram attacks on military positions near the southeastern Nigerian border town of Diffa.

It said 25 insurgents were killed in fighting around 75 km (46.6 miles) south of Diffa and a further 50 in air and artillery strikes by joint Nigerien, Nigerian and Chadian forces in the Lake Chad area.

weapons were seized and a logistics base used by the insurgents destroyed, It added.


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