In Nigeria, Operation Thunder Strike / Whirl Punch militants killed 55 militants in the Labi area on the Kaduna-Birnin Gwari road on Thursday, (February 24, 2022).
The Director of Information of the Ministry of Defense, Major General Benard Onyeuko, made this known to newsmen in Abuja.
He said the militants fired eagles at the militants during the clashes, in which its soldiers beat a group of thieves in the bush.
Militants have targeted communities in northwestern Nigeria, abducting livestock and people
These thieves often taxed cities where the authorities failed to protect them, and failure to pay them could lead to their deaths.
This week, the Federal and State Governments of Nigeria announced plans to join hands in the fight against these militants.