Posted by News Express | 14 May 2017 | 1,859 times
The Nigerian Army says its troops have smashed a Boko Haram fish smuggling ring, killing four insurgents in the process.
According to the Army, the terrorists use the fish smuggling ring to fund their activities.
The Army disclosed this in a statement by the Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, 8 Task Force Division, Timothy Antigha.
It said the smuggling ring was smashed by troops of 145 and 158 Task Force Battalions, 5 Brigade during a raid carried out in Julari village, along Kareto – Damasak Road, Borno State.
The statement said while four Boko Haram members were killed, the army, unfortunately, lost a soldier.
It added that the troops recovered one AK-47 rifle, one Toyota Hilux pickup, three motorcycles, 35 bags of dry fish, one bag of bush meat, three bags of sugar and 60 litres of engine oil. (Channels TV)
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