Troops of Operation Hadin Kai have reportedly killed Six Boko Haram insurgents.
Gatekeepers News reports that the insurgents were said to have been killed in an ambush on Tuesday in Kayamla village near Maiduguri, Borno State.
A source said “the marauding terrorists were those fleeing from the recent massive military onslaught on Boko Haram enclaves.”
The source reportedly said that the insurgents usually come to the village to terrorise farmers and sometimes kidnap them for ransom.
He said the troops had intensified their offensives against the terrorists and their collaborators.
This development comes days after insurgents of the Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) reportedly buried 26 of its members in Ngala LGA of Borno
The ISWAP members were killed on September 9 by coordinated air strikes carried out by the Nigerian military.
In recent weeks, the military, with its operation Desert Sanity, has continued to intensify efforts in fighting the insurgents.