By Baba Kura Mallam, Maiduguri
Troops attached to the 155 Task Force Battalion operating in BornoÂ State have dislodged a cell of the insurgent sect, Boko Haram fromÂ Kircha Dungus village in Borno State.A statement issued by the Acting Director of Army Information, ColonelÂ Sani UsmanÂ on ThursdayÂ stated that during raid on the area by theÂ troops, four members of the group were killed.
Sani however added in the statement that few other members fledÂ leaving behind four women and a child.
This is coming just as the Army has alerted the nation to the newÂ tactics being employed by members of the sect to evade surveillance byÂ drones and aircrafts.
According to the Nigerian Army, members now hide in makeshift campsÂ covered with shrubs.
“Similarly, troops of 7 Division Strike Group Team B, attached to 21Â Brigade have braved harsh climatic conditions to also clear 7 villagesÂ of Boko Haram terrorists presence north east of Kumshe village.
â€œThe villages are; Mulfuta, Baibawa, Jenere, Bembem, Maksamari, BulaÂ Kafie and Bula Bodi. During the advance to Jenere, the troopsÂ encountered some Boko Haram terrorists elements that engaged the
troops in fierce battle.
The troops were able to kill 2 terrorists, wounded several others andÂ continued with their patrol to Jenere-Hausari.