Apparently sensing an impending loss in the senseless war launched by Islamist militants Bok Haram members of the dreaded sect are believed to have started surrendering voluntarily.
Some of them submitted themselves and their weapons to the leadership of the troops in Konduga during a further campaign at the weekend, A statement form the Defense Headquarters indicated.
“As the heat on the terrorists continues, five terrorists surrendered on Saturday (September 20, 2014) with all their weapons to troops at Konduga, pleading for mercy.”the statement read in parts.
Other captured terrorists who refused to surrender have also been giving useful information on the subsequent plans of the group in an apparent offer to cooperate.
In the last few days there have been several attempts by terrorists desperate to gain entry to Konduga, which the Nigerian troops, have continued to foil.
According to report from PRNigeria the terrorists’ move was aimed at recovering the bodies of their prominent fighters who had died in the previous encounters in the area.
Meanwhile the Nigerian troops have recovered more weapons during the mopped up operations while some of their (terrorists’) vehicles have been destroyed.
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