Troops conducting anti-terrorist campaign successfully averted attempted massive raids on villages in Borno and Adamawa states during the weekend. The terrorists who were on their way to attack selected communities were ambushed by troops along Bilta, Borno state on receiving intelligence report.
Over 50 terrorists die in the gun battle. Four soldiers are wounded. The military capture 30 rifles, 36 hand grenades, seven machine guns and 11 rocket-propelled grenade tubes.