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Boko Haram: Mass surrender rocks terrorists’ camps – MNJTF


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The Multinational Joint Tasks Force (MNJTF) fighting insurgency in the Lake Chad region on Saturday said it has continued to record mass surrender of insurgents.

This was disclosed in a statement released by the spokesman of the task force, Lt.-Col. Abubakar Abdullahi.

According to Abdullahi, the latest development was achieved because of the intensified kinetic and non-kinetic operations adopted by the task force.

He said, “In the wake of escalated kinetic and non-kinetic operations by the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF), coupled with a dwindling logistic supply in Boko Haram hideouts, mass surrenders rattle Boko Haram insurgents.

“Over a span of two days, from 14 to 15 August 2023, four key Boko Haram commanders, 13 main fighters, and a total of 45 family members laid down their arms and surrendered to troops of Sector 3 MNJTF in Cross Kauwa and Baga of Kukawa LGA.”

Abdullahi added that some of the surrendered items recovered include seven AK-47 Rifles, nearly 440 rounds of assorted caliber ammunition, one FN Rifle (SLR) and other essential tools of insurgency.

He noted that on the inaugural day of the recent mass surrender a few days ago, two commanders, 9 main fighters and 21 family members yielded to the relentless operations of troops stroked by the 19 Brigade in Cross Kauwa and 403 Amphibious Brigade in Baga.

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