Abuja - An unspecified number of terrorists
have been killed following a raid by troops of the 212 Tank Battalion, 29 Task
Force Brigade on some liars of the Boko Haram in Borno State.
During the operation troops seized a Hilux vehicle
containing jerry cans of petroleum, oil lubricants and large quantity of 7.62mm
ammunitions, 127mm ammunitions and AK-47 rifles, as well as hand grenades.
Acting Director Army Public Relations, Colonel Sani
Kukasheka Usman, confirmed the developments.
The Army spokesman said the seizure was made after the
troops laid an ambush on some Boko Haram elements at a major cattle market in
Gwai Mainari around Mainok general area.
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He added the ambush party was supported by a Quick
“In continuation of their clearance operations of
remnants of Boko Haram terrorists in the North East, troops of 212 Tank Battalion, 29 Task Force Brigade,
early this morning laid an ambush on some Boko Haram elements at a major cattle
market in Gwai Mainari around Mainok general area,” Usman said.
Without providing figures, Usman said some of the
terrorists were killed while others escaped with gun shot wounds.
He noted that more operational strategies were
being employed to further flush out the remnants of Boko Haram terrorists
wherever they might be hiding in the North East.
- CAJ News