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13 terrorists, 23 women, children surrender to troops in Borno


Thirteen suspected Boko Haram terrorists alongside six 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 who surrendered on 26 September are currently undergoing profiling and investigation.

John Enenche, Coordinator, Defence Media Operations (DMO), who disclosed this in a statement on Sunday, said the suspects and their family members have been receiving medical attention at the 21 Special Armoured Brigade Medical Centre.

He said the terrorists surrendered following aerial bombardments and aggressive intensive clearance operation by troops in the North East.

The coordinator assured that the Armed Forces of Nigeria and other security agencies will remain resolute, determined and committed to sustaining the tempo of the operations.