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NIGERIAN forces claimed to have killed more than 20 members of the Boko Haram terror group during a military offensive today.
The “clean-up” operation in the Great Lakes area included troops from Cameroon and recovered weapons and vehicles from a jihadist camp.
Military spokesman Texas Chukwu said Nigeria’s 153rd Brigade killed 23 members of the Islamic State-affiliated group in the villages of Bulakeisa, Tumbuma Babba, Abbaganaram and Dan Baure.
He admitted that a number of fighters had escaped the clashes.
The operation followed the burning down of at least 22 Catholic buildings in north-western Nigeria on Monday, sparking appeals from authorities for the public “to remain calm and be law-abiding.”
Archbishop Valerian Okeke encouraging Catholics to “work closely with peace-loving Muslims to tackle the problem of injustice that fuels fundamentalism.”
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