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Troops Ambush Boko Haram Terrorists In Borno

Posted: Jun 30, 2016 at 7:55 pm   /   by   /   comments (0)


The Nigerian Army, Operation Lafiya Dole, has announced another instance of routing Boko Haram terrorists in the North East.

In a statement released by Col. Sani Usman, Army spokesman, the Army said a component of the operation to completely flush out terrorists in the villages and bushes in the area ambushed some Boko Haram fighters on Thursday.

“This morning, the troops of 118 Task Force Battalion, 8 Task Force Division, on blocking position at Garere Junction, ambushed Boko Haram terrorists at Gudumbali, northern part of Borno State, while they were crossing to another location with some logistics items.

“During the operation, the troops killed two and wounded one of the Boko Haram terrorists.

“They also recovered two AK-47s and a G3 rifle. In addition, they recovered 660 litres of premium motor spirit and yards of military uniform material. The troops also recovered a truck earlier stolen by the terrorists in Kangarwa,” Usman said.