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No fewer than 70 suspected Boko Haram members drowned in a river after Operations Hadin Kai’s air bombardment in Borno State, The Informant247 reports.

The military had recently recorded success in many parts of the country. They launched massive attacks and ensured there is no hidden place for terrorists.

Earlier on Thursday, it was gathered that the Nigerian Army in collaboration with Civilian Joint Task Force (JTF) had killed over 20 members of Boko Haram insurgents in Sheruri village of Bama Local Government Area of Borno.

Local Sources disclosed that after the Sheruri attack, the escapees drowned in a river around Dipchari village of Bama LGA on Friday.

“The insurgents suffered heavy blows; they have lost more than 70 fighters around Dipchari village. Many are unaccounted for as we speak,” the security source said.

Another source on anonymity who is familiar with the development said, following the incident, the insurgents were seen recovering scores of their dead bodies in the river.

The source said: “This morning around 8:30 am, they conducted a funeral for more than 50 of their fighters at Dipchari village and they continue with the search for the remaining terrorists.

“They recovered many dead bodies from the river but dozens of the fighters are still missing,” the source said.

Meanwhile, the military high command is yet to release an official statement about the operation as at the time of filing in this report.

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