Nigerian military arrests 810 Boko Haram ― Theatre Commander

No fewer than 404 Boko Haram terrorists have been killed, while 810 others were arrested in various operations between March and July 2017 by troops of the Operation Lafiya Dole.

Theatre commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, Ibrahim Attahiru, at a press conference held in the Military Command and Control Centre, Maimalari Cantonment in Maiduguri on Thursday, said a total of 19,642 captives were rescued within the period under review.

He revealed that among the terrorists killed by troops include Abu Fatima on number 230 in the third edition of wanted Boko Haram terrorists list published by the army.

He was killed in Talala, Damboa Local Government Area of Borno State.

Also among the terrorists killed is Mustapha Salihu on number 239 of the third edition of wanted Boko Haram terrorists list.

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