Troops kill 27 terrorists in Borno


Troops of Sector 1 Operation LAFIA DOLE, in a joint clearance operations with Cameroon Defence Force, weekend, encountered Boko Haram terrorists at the Northern part of Wulgo, Tumbuma, Chikun Gudu and Bukar Maryam villages.

A statement from Sagir Musa,
Colonel and Acting Director Army Public Relations said during the operations, 27 terrorists were killed.

He said, “The following items were recovered:
5 x Gun Trucks, Several Motor Cycles, 5 x AK 47 Rifles, 1 x Automatic Revolver Galil Rifle, 1 x G3 Rifle, 2 x General Purpose Machine Gun , 2 x Anti Aircraft Guns , 4 x Rocket Propelled Gun Tubes, 1 x PK Machine Gun, 1 x M21 Rifle, 1 x Locally Made Dane Gun, 5 x Rocket Propelled Gun Tubes Bombs, 1000 x Assorted rounds of different calibre ammunition, 5 x AK 47 Magazines, Several Links of 12.7 MM, 1 x Land Cruiser Buffalo, 1 x Nissan GT, 1 x Land Cruiser destroyed and 1 x flag and a Grinding Machine

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“There is no casualty on the part of the Nigerian and Cameroonian Forces.”

“Coordinated military operation is ongoing especially in the fringes of Gombaru – Ngala and surrounding areas to deal with the fleeing bandits running out from Multi National Joint Task Force (Op YANCIN TAFKI) onslaught on their hideouts,” the statement added.

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