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Battalion repels Boko Haram takeover in Gwoza

14 June 2016, 13:50Augsutine Osayande

Abuja - Troops have killed six alleged Boko Haram terrorists after repelling an attack at Pulka in Gwoza Local Government Area of Borno State.

Members of the 121 Task Force Battalion, 26 Task Force Brigade repelled the attack on their base.

Acting Director Army Public Relations, Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman, the terrorists came through Banki axis of Sambisa forest and attempted to inflict damage on the troops.

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He said the troops were vigilant, rose to the occasion and dealt decisively with the alleged terrorists.

Troops also recovered one Fabrique Nationale (FN) rifle, two belts of 148 rounds of 7.62mm (NATO) ammunition and an FN rifle magazine loaded with 7.62mm ammunition.

Three vehicles laden with improvised explosives devices (IEDs) were blown up. 

- CAJ News


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