Nine Boko Haram terrorists died in operation in northeastern Nigeria, Report informs, citing Anadolu Agency.
The Nigerian Defense Ministry said the counterterrorism actions took place in Borno and Yobe states.
Many terrorists were wounded and managed to hide.
A Nigerian army serviceman was killed, and a large number of motorcycles and ammunition were seized during the operation.
Boko Haram has been active in Nigeria, Cameroon, Chad, and Niger since the early 2000s. After 2009, more than 20,000 people have been victims of this criminal group.