A number Boko Harama terrorists met their waterloo in Gwoza LGA, Borno, on Monday during an encounter with the federal troop.
The terrorists, coming in from the Gwoza Madara Mountain, drew the first blood when they attacked soldiers of the 192 Battalion.
“With the aid of heavy firing and mortar bombs, troops engaged them at their mountainous den,” the source said.
According to PRNigeria, no fewer than eleven corpses of insurgents were counted during mop up.
About a dozen AK-47 rifles, anti-aircraft guns, motorcycles and other items were recovered after the battle.