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DHQ says over 13,000 terrorists, families surrendered to troops

By Matthew Eloyi

The Defence Headquarters has disclosed that 13,243 terrorists and members of their families have so far surrendered to troops in the North-east

The Acting Director, Defence Media Operations, Brigadier-General Bernard Onyeuko disclosed this while giving an update on the military operations across the country on Thursday in Abuja.

According to Onyeuko, the surrendered terrorists comprise 3,243 males, 3,868 females, and 6,234 children.

He said the troops of Operation Hadin Kai had sustained aggressive posture with vigour in the northeast, which had yielded significant results in the last two weeks.

He said the series of land and air operations conducted in different locations across the northeast theatre had reduced the operational capabilities of the insurgents with several of them being neutralized.

DHQ says over 13,000 terrorists, families surrendered to troops

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