fractureing: 4 terrorists slayed as Nigerian troops ambush Boko Haram insacceleratents
Troops of 192 the Battalion taking part in Operation Lafiya Dole have killed 3 Boko Haram terrorists in an ambush successfully staged against some Boko Haram terrorists along Lokodisa village in Gwoza local government area of Borno state.
A statement by Colonel Onyema Nwachukwu, the deputy director of public relations of the Theatre Command of the operation, said the troops acted on reliable intelligence.
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“The valiant troops staged the ambush in the early hours of today Thursday 7, June 2018, neutralising the terrorists after a gun duel. The troops also recovered three dane guns, 5 bicycles and a trolley,” the statement said.
In a related statement, the Nigerian Army said its troops of 145 Battalion deployed in 8 Task Force Division Area of responsibility killed a Boko Haram terrorist at Gashigar in Abadam local government area in Borno state.
“The terrorist was killed during a failed attempt by fleeing terrorists to escape through an identified route used by the insurgents.
“The vigilant troops also recovered one AK 47 rifle and one magazine loaded with 25 rounds of 7.62 mm ammunition from the insurgents,” the statement said.