Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole have killed two Boko Haram terrorists in Jere Local Government Area.

The troops were said to be carrying out clearance patrol at Ladin Buta and Juwano villages when they engaged the terrorists.

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The acting Director of Army Public Relations, Col. Sani Usman, said this in a statement late Tuesday.

He revealed that the troops engaged the remnants of the terrorists, who were believed to be terrorising the residents through wanton killings, kidnappings and armed robberies.

Col Usman said: “During the exchange of fire, two Boko Haram terrorists were gunned down by the troops, while some escaped with gun shot wounds.”

The patrol team also recovered two AK-47 rifles with magazine, two fabricated 7.62mm (Special) ammunition, two Mobile telephone handsets and a torchlight from the terrorists,” he said.