About 30 terrorist fighters have died in an encounter with troops engaged in the anti-insurgents war in the Mafa towards the border.
Many other terrorists fled with wounds.
Director of Defence Information, Major General Chris Olukolade said thousands of Euro currency was found on the body of one those killed, who is an Emir by status and suspected to be a foreigner.
He said various types of military equipment were recovered from the insurgents which include; captured 13 rifles, a machine gun, rocket propelled grenade tubes and several other assorted ammunition. A Toyota Bufallo vehicle was also recovered from the terrorists. Two of their armoured vehicles were also destroyed in the battle.