Troops of Special Forces Brigade in Borno State have eliminated 38 Boko Haram fighters at Chikingudu, a community in Marte local government.
The terrorists were killed after troops clearing Missene, Hausari and Chikungudu communities in Marte, engaged them in a gun battle, on Tuesday.
The troops, however, lost two soldiers during the battle with the terrorists.
It was learnt that seven soldiers also sustained injuries while fighting the insurgents.
32 AK-47 rifles, three anti-aircraft guns, three general purpose machine guns, two automatic grenade launchers (AGL), and two gun trucks, among other ammunition, were recovered by troops.