Troops kill 13 B/Haram fighters
The Nigerian Army said troops of ‘Operation Lafiya Dole’ in the Northeast killed 13 Boko Haram terrorists in the ongoing clearance operations.
A statement yesterday by Army spokesman, Brigadier General Sani Usman said, on Saturday 5th August 2017, troops of 151 Battalion, 21 Brigade Nigerian Army, Operation Lafiya Dole, sprang an ambush on suspected Boko Haram terrorists along MiyantiBanki Junction.
He said the troops neutralized 12 terrorists and recovered 18 bicycles, 30 bags of flour, one bag of groundnut, two bags of salt, two baskets of kola nut and five torch lights.
Items recovered include; a carton of mixed juice sachets, four rolls of brocade material, two packets of sweet, one carton of washing soap, five packets of cold patch and two packet of Maggi cubes.
Others are; two pairs of bathroom slippers, two packets of yeasts, four packets of Vedan, two rolls of sewing thread, four kegs of herbicide, 14 packets of insecticide, one keg of groundnut oil, a bag of pepper and cash sum of N4,000.00.
Usman added that, on Sunday 6th August 2017, troops of 28 Task Force Brigade Nigerian Army also ambushed suspected Boko Haram terrorists at Kafin Hausa, Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa State.
He said they killed one terrorist and recovered an AK-47 rifle with registration number 02527 MTD and a magazine.