Lagos - Nigerian Army troops set up an ambush for Boko Haram militants to ensure that the terrorist group suffered a heavy blow as they fled the Sambisa forest, Naij reports.
Nigerian Army Colonel Sani Usman in a statement said that two Boko Haram militants were killed with one severely injured in a gunfight.
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"Troops on blocking position in Pulka yesterday Friday 29th July 2016, ambushed and killed 2 fleeing Boko Haram terrorists. It is equally believed one of the terrorists escaped with gun shot wounds.
"The troops have continued their routine operations maintaining vigilance to prevent escaping Boko Haram terrorists out of Sambisa forest through that axis.”
News24 Nigeria reported that The Nigerian Army revealed how troops from Operation Lafiya Dole ambushed Boko Haram terrorists crossing into the Sambisa Forest from Komala and Musafanari.
The United Nations recently made the first food aid delivery to thousands of people displaced by Boko Haram Islamists in Banki, where hundreds have starved to death since March, the UN said
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- News24 Nigeria