The Nigerian Defence Headquarters said the country’s military has killed over 188 terrorists in the North East, 411 bandits in the North West and Central and rescues 236 victims in various operations in the last 21 days.
The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche disclosed this while briefing newsmen on the operations of the Armed Forces of Nigeria from May 6 to May 28 on Thursday in Abuja.
Enenche said that the successes were as a result of joint operations by the Nigerian Army, Nigerian Navy, Nigerian Air Force and other security agencies.
He noted that the military had considerably degraded terrorism and criminality in the country.
The defence spokesman further remarked that the terrorists’ logistics facilities, gun trucks and other structures were destroyed as well as recovery of weapons within the period.