Troops Recapture Borno’s Abadam Town, Kill Boko Haram Terrorists

Fresh reports from Borno State in Nigeria’s  north east said  several Boko Haram members  were killed between Friday night and Saturday morning in Abadam  town  as troops  belonging  to  the  Multi -National Joint Task Force (MNJTF) engaged the  terrorists.

Corpses of  at least two dozens of suspected Boko Haram terrorist s  were seen in  Abadam bushes after troops had recaptured  the town, security sources  told reporters  in Maiduguri.

The insurgents had   seized Abadam last week and embarked on a killing spree.Not than 4o persons were killed reports said.

“We have triumphed against the terrorists and more progress is being made towards liberating towns and villages; I can guarantee you that Abadam is now secured”,said   senior military source who spoke with journalists  by telephone  Maiduguri

Also, reports said some of the residents of Abadam who had fled in different directions have been returning  home .Some of them had fled to Niger Republic as Boko Haram unleashed terror on the town.

One of those who returned  home ,Mr Aliyu Goni  also spoke to journalists by telephone thus: “I saw many dead bodies as we were  returning  to Abadam after the soldiers encouraged us to go back home. There were many corpses of the Boko Haram members in Arge ward where the leader of the Boko Haram that led the insurgents into Abadam was seen issuing orders”.