Nigerian Forces Say Shootout Kills 16 Militants



VOA - By : Staff Reporting

Nigerian forces say they have killed 16 suspected Islamic militants in a shootout in the northeastern city of Maiduguri.

The Nigerian Joint Task Force field commander, Colonel Victor Ebhaleme, said the fighting late Tuesday occurred around the densely populated Lawan Bukar and Shehuri areas of the city. He said Nigerian forces seized weapons and ammunition from the suspects and destroyed some of their home-made bombs. - More

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