More 53 members of the Boko Haram members who attacked Maiduguri and Konduga has been killed by the military following their mop up activities in the area.
This happened when the members of the Islamic sect opened fire on the soldiers while the troops were combing the area aftermath the fresh attacks of Boko Haram there.
Several machine guns and anti-aircraft guns, as well as, improvised explosive devices were destroyed by the troops.
The source noted that "Health and emergency workers are having hectic challenges in evacuating terribly mangled corpses of the terrorists for mass burial."
Meanwhile, a tweet on the Twitter handle of Defence Headquarters disclosed that a substantial number of heavy weapons have been recovered. It added unfortunately that Nigerian forces also recorded some casualty but that "troops and Air force patrol are still ongoing."