The Troops of the 17 Brigade of the Nigerian Army on Tuesday 7th January, 2020 killed dozens of Boko Haram terrorists in Magama Jibia Local Government Area of Kastina State.
The army personnel came across the insurgents while the Dreaded BH Terrorists tried to kidnap residents along Mallamawa in Jibia.
A shootout soon ensued which leads to the killing of dozens of the terrorists leaving many others seriously injured. Two soldiers were also injured on the process of the incident.
In a report by Captain Kayode Owolabi, the army spokesperson disclosed that troops have dominated the area.
He however, revealed that two customs officers had been kidnapped prior to the encounter and invasion of some of the bandits’ hideouts.
According to the army spokesman, troops are in pursuit of the fleeing bandits, with a view to rescuing the two customs officers.