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Troops discover bodies of Boko Haram fighters buried in shallow graves

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Jaafar Jaafar
Jaafar Jaafar is a graduate of Mass Communication from Bayero University, Kano. He was a reporter at Daily Trust, an assistant editor at Premium Times and now the editor-in-chief of Daily Nigerian.
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Troops of 119 Task Force Battalion of 7 Brigade Nigerian Army on Operation LAFIYA DOLE have discovered graves of Boko Haram terrorists that escaped with gun shot wounds and died after an encounter on January 13.
A statement by the spokesman of the Nigerian Army, Sani Usman, said the bodies were found buried mass graves while on mop up and clearance patrol on Sunday.
“Similarly, the troops recovered a 36 Hand Grenade and one 12.7 X 108mm round of ammunition concealed by the terrorists.
“The troops have continued their patrols by dominating the general area of Baga, Kangarwa and Dogonchikun with a view to intercepting fleeing Boko Haram terrorists,” Mr. Usman, a brigadier general, added.
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