By KINGSLEY OMONOBI-ABUJA
As the news of the killing of their leader in Konduga begin to spread among Boko Haram insurgents, more of the terrorists believing their planned attack on Maiduguri would no longer be feasible, have continued to surrender to Nigerian soldiers.
On Sunday night another set of terrorists surrendered to troops in Kawuri, the town a bloody battle raged between troops and the terrorists a fortnight ago leaving over 50 terrorists dead.
In a tweet on the incident posted its handle yesterday, the Defence headquarters said, “Another Set of 10 Terrorists yesterday surrendered to Troops at Kawuri. In custody for necessary security debriefing”
Vanguard gathered that with this number from Kawuri; about 40 terrorists including those from Konduga have so far surrender.
Only on Saturday, 5 terrorists surrendered with all their weapons to troops at Konduga pleading for mercy
Recall that over fifty terrorists were killed in a recent shootout as troops raided their hideout in Kawuri before setting out on a planned attack on Konduga.
One Fabricated Artillery Gun, Two Anti – Aircraft gun, an armoured vehicle and assorted types of ammunition were captured in the process.
Some hardware, weapons, food items and personal belongings were also destroyed in the Raid.
One Officer and Two Soldiers were seriously wounded in the confrontation.