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3 soldiers, 6 Boko Haram fighters die in gun battle

By News Express on 02/02/2017

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 •Some of the gallant troops after routing Boko Haram terrorists.
•Some of the gallant troops after routing Boko Haram terrorists.

Troops of the Nigerian Army yesterday, gunned down six Boko Haram terrorists in a fight that left no fewer than three soldiers dead. The troops recovered several weapons including one Light Machine Gun, two Rocket Propelled Grinade Tubes, and one Extra Anti-Aircraft Gun Barrel.

According to the Director of Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Sani Usman, “Troops of 25 Task Force Brigade, 7 Division Nigerian Army on Operation LAFIYA DOLE during clearance operation at Dulsa and Buk in Damboa Local Government Area of Borno State, had an encounter with fleeing Boko Haram terrorists in which they recovered Armoured Fighting vehicle, trucks, arms and ammunition.

“The troops also encountered Boko Haram terrorists camp at Buk where they were engaged by the terrorists. During the encounter, the troops neutralised large number of the Boko Haram terrorists and wounded several others.

“Unfortunately however, three soldiers paid the supreme price, while five others were wounded in action. Similarly, one Mine-Resistant, Ambush-Protected vehicle belonging to the Brigade was badly damaged.  

“The bodies of the late soldiers and those that sustained injuries have since been evacuated.

The wounded soldiers are in stable condition.”

Other items recovered from the terrorists include 9 AK-47 rifles, three Fabrique Nationale rifles, two Rocket Propelled Grenade Bombs, one Mortar Tube, one Shilka, one Gun truck mounted with Anti-Aircraft Gun and two Hilux vehicles.                                

Source News Express

Posted 02/02/2017 05:41:01 AM


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