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42 Boko Haram terrorists and gang members neutralized in Nigeria


In northern Nigeria, 42 militants were neutralized during an operation against the terrorist organization Boko Haram and armed gangs.

According to the acting. spokesman for the Ministry of Defense of Nigeria Bernard Onyeuko, operations against “Boko Haram” and armed gangs have been carried out in the last two weeks in the northeast, northwest and north of the country.

According to him, 16 Boko Haram militants and 26 members of armed gangs were neutralized during the operations.

93 hostages were released, 41 members of armed gangs were captured.

Boko Haram units have been operating in African countries since the early 2000s. Since 2009, more than 20 thousand people have become victims of the criminal organization.

Boko Haram has been organizing attacks in Cameroon, Chad and Niger since 2015.

As a result of the Boko Haram attacks on the Lake Chad area, at least two thousand people were killed.

The Anadolu Agency’s website publishes in a shortened form . .(HAS).