The Nigerian Army on Thursday said that it killed 10 Boko Haram insurgents in a clearance operations in Marte Local Government Area of Borno.
A statement issued in Maiduguri by Col. Timothy Atigha, the spokesman of the 8 Task Force Division, said the troops also recovered bicycles and cows from the insurgents.
He also said that the troops launched two separate attacks against the insurgents at Maza, Danari and Mowo villages of Marte and Monguno Local Government Areas.
Atigha said that the troops recovered 10 bicycles, carts and food items.
He disclosed that the insurgents had resorted to bicycles and carts as means of transportation due to the intensified offensive of the military against the insurgents.