The Chief of Army Staff Lieutenant General Yusuf Buratai says Nigerian troops have killed over 1,015 Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists in the ongoing operation in the Northeast region in six weeks.
The Army Chief who announced this during a luncheon organised for the troops of “Operations Lafiya Dole” in Maiduguri on Sunday, also said 84 high ranking members of Boko Haram logistics and informants were arrested.
He noted that the troops have successful destroyed major camps of the terrorists and killed many in the ongoing operation in Borno, Yobe and Adamawa State.
The Army Chief also appreciated the efforts of the Nigeria Air Force, Navy, Police Force, Department of State Services, Civilian Joint Task Force, JTF and hunters for the success against the terrorists.
Earlier, the Military had said it killed about 35 at several attacks encountered in Borno State.