Nigeria says kills 74 'Boko Haram' Islamists in ground, air assault
[JPOST] Nigerian troops killed 74 members of Boko Haram
... not to be confused with Procol Harum, Harum Scarum, possibly to be confused with Helter Skelter. The Nigerian version of al-Qaeda and the Taliban rolled together and flavored with a smigeon of distinctly Subsaharan ignorance and brutality...
in an air and ground assault, the military said on Friday, a further sign of stepped up operations against the Islamist sect.
The offensive on Thursday targeted Boko Haram camps in the remote villages of Galangi and Lawanti in northeast Borno state where the forces of Evil have their strongest presence.
"The operation, which involved ground and aerial assault supported by the Nigerian Air Force led to the destruction of the identified terrorist camps, killing 74 gunnies while others fled with serious injuries," Lieutenant Colonel Mohammed Dole said in a statement.
Posted by: Fred 2013-10-26