Some hunters from Gur village in Biu Local Government Area of Borno State have reportedly killed a Boko Haram fighter and recovered some domestic animals and war weapons.
A statement by Director Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Sani Kukasheka Usman said that the operations were carried out in conjunction with hunters from Damaturu.
The statement said that during the encounter that lasted several hours, the hunters killed a Boko Haram terrorist, recovered an AK-47 rifle mounted with magazine of 2 rounds and 48 cows, 58 goats, 36 sheeps and 12 donkeys.
It said that all the recovered livestock have been handed over to the security operatives in Gur village pending identification by the rightful owners and handover.[myad]