Army kill 23 Boko Haram members, recover weapons in Lake Chad

Nigerian Army say it neutralized 23 Boko Haram and recovered weapons during its clearance operation in villages in the Lake Chad region. The Director, Army Public Relations, Brigadier-General Texas Chukwu, who disclosed this in a statement in Maiduguri yesterday said many terrorists escaped with gunshot injuries during the encounter with troops on Monday. He stated that the operation was conducted by troops of 153 Task Force Battalion in conjunction with the support of its Cameroonian Defence Forces counterpart.