Troops of Multinational Joint Task Force MNJTF have killed dozens of terrorists and captured more than 40 in recent operations in the Lake Chad Basin.

Chief of Military Public Information for MNJTF, Lieutenant Colonel Kamarudeen Adegoke, made this known in an issued statement in N’Djamena Chad.

He said the troops also destroyed several terrorists camps during the clearance and stabilisation operations in the region conducted from January18 to 29.

Adegoke added that 87 Boko Haram and Islamic State of West African Province ISWAP terrorists surrendered within the period.

According to him, the Sector has been very active in dominating its area through land and maritime operations especially in areas such as Tchika, Gore Kendi and Kerena, among others.