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Troops kill 3 terrorists, recover weapons in Borno - Boko Haram

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Troops of 112 Task Force Battalion, stationed in Mafa local government are of Borno State have killed 3 Boko Haram terrorists, who attempted to attack the community.

The failed attack on Mafa was as a result of available intelligence, indicating the desperate longing for food and other logistics by the terrorists.

A statement made available to Press by Acting Director Amy Public Relations, Colonel Sagir Musa disclosed that, during the failed attack, terrorists in 5 gun trucks and several motorcycles were seen approaching the community.

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“Consequently, the troops reacted swiftly with heavy fire power forcing the terrorists to scamper for their dear lives, and recovered 2 Gun Trucks mounted with Anti Aircraft Guns and a motorcycle and the extermination of three (3) terrorists.

“There were indications that some of the insurgents members were wounded in an exchange of fire,” he said.

The Spokesman noted that “the success recorded by the 112 Task Force Battalion added up to a sustained robust and aggressive clearance operations by troops in recent days, where as a result, dozens of Boko Haram terrorists were annihilated, large cache of assorted arms and ammunition were recovered.

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“The General Officer Commanding (GOC), 7 Division and Commander Sector 1 Operation Lafiya Dole, Brigadier General Abdulmalik Bulama Biu had since visited the conflict location with reinforcement.”

“While being conducted round the camp to assess the situation, the GOC urged the troops to remain focus and not to be carried away by the successes.

“He directed them to redouble their efforts and doggedly maintain the momentum until they win the war on terrorism for Nigeria through total victory against the bandits”, Colonel Musa stated.

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The visiting GOC As stated by the Acting Director, assured troops of the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Yusuf Buratai’s continued appreciation and support in the collective struggle to crush the insurgency.


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