NLNG Corporate Teamwork banner First bank FinTech summit Fidelity bank card banner Emerald Energy Institute Camano banner

Operation Sambisa: Escaping terrorists meet waterloo

By News Express on 04/03/2016

Gmail icon

Views: 2,045


Boko Haram terrorists escaping from the Sambisa Forest stronghold in Borno State met their waterloo early this morning in the hands of brave Nigerian troops, Army Spokesman, Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman, said this afternoon.

He announced in a statement issued in Abuja that troops of 21 Brigade Bama, under 7 Division area of operational responsibility, “in a blocking position” in the early hours of today, “cleared escaping Boko Haram terrorists that came through Sabsawa axis of Sambisa forest.”

“The troops also recovered a Toyota Hilux, 2 AK-47 rifles with registration numbers 58006915 and KO 35839, as well as 37 rounds of 12.7mm metal linked ammunition,” Col. Usman said.

He regretted that “unfortunately, one officer sustained injury during the encounter” but quickly added that “he is however in a stable condition.”

•Nigerian Army Photo shows a Toyota Hilux adapted for war by Boko Haram, which was destroyed during this morning’s onslaught by Nigerian troops.

Source News Express

Posted 04/03/2016 5:52:03 PM

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

 

You may also like...
ASUU, Senate to meet again in bid to...

Day Ikemba Ojukwu threatened to slap Peter Obi:...

El-Rufa’i heading for victory with landslide in Kaduna...

FG’s move to proscribe IMN absurd, says Shiites...

US approves first drug in 20 years for...

Med-View Airline expands, raises capital

Police bans use of tinted glasses, cover plate...

Why there will be no peace in APC:...

INEC insists on card reader, discards incident form...

Tambuwal warns council chairmen against hiding in hotels...

Church shelters 1,500 fleeing Muslims

FG to provide 100 wagons to improve cargo...

 

Latest News FG to partner innovative companies on the national cooperative housing scheme Kwara explains temporary cut in water supply Onitsha Fire: Time for govt to rev up its rapid response strategy — CLO Court fixes Nov. 4 for hearing of Lokpobiri’s suit challenging Bayelsa APC guber primary No fresh appointment has been made by Abia Poly Management — Rector Oshiomhole's man threatens suicide Border closure: Smugglers devise fresh tactics 20 wounded, many feared dead in wedding blast CAN blasts MURIC for allegedly associating Christ with kidnapping Fed Poly expels 66 students for alleged exam malpractice Troops capture cache of arms/equipment of terrorists, arrest logistics supplier Border closure: Used vehicles flood Apapa port

 

Most Read NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (551,532 views) Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (447,596 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (395,199 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (330,910 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (299,161 views) 10 cars more expensive than Jets (265,044 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (256,189 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (253,524 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (235,021 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (221,192 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (198,680 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (195,882 views)

 

CBN milk production

CBN banner advert

UBA Wise Savers Promo

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (105) Business & Economy (4,498) Business Verdict (85) Columnists (1,130) Complaints & Requests (96) Enterprise & Opportunities (218) Entertainment (691) Features (833) Global Business Monitor (467) ICT Monitor (66) International (4,088) Interview (204) Live Commentary (30) Love Matters (174) Maggie's Blog (452) News (52,794) Opinion (1,398) Pidgin (17) Politics (11,583) Religion (1,111) Sports (2,196) Stock Watch (39) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

 

 

 

 

 

APO Group Partner

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera