The Nigerian Army said its troops on clearance operations in parts of Borno killed 12 Boko Haram insurgents and recovered several items.
A statement issued on Tuesday in Abuja by Army spokesman, Col. Sani Usman, said the operation took place on Monday.
The troops recovered 75 cows and 25 sheep stolen by the insurgents.
He said the troops encountered and killed seven of the terrorists elements while clearance patrol of Warpaya, Zenteleye, Mubarka, Jadawa and Yerwa villages in Borno.
“Yesterday troops of 7 Division […]