Troops gun down Boko Haram mercenaries

Posted by News Express | 4 July 2017 | 2,517 times

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•Captured Boko Haram mercenary paraded with recovered weapons.

Gallant Nigerian troops on Monday evening defeated a group of suspected Boko Haram mercenaries who attacked 81 Division Task Force Battalion’s location at Gulumba Gana in Bama LGA, Borno State.

Director of Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Sani Kukasheka Usman, disclosed this in a statement issued this afternoon.

“The troops,” according to him, “successfully dealt with the terrorists and pursued those that escaped and recovered 2 AK-47 Rifles and 2 magazines of 9 rounds of ammunition, 2 AGL bombs, several empty cases of Shilka gun ammunition, AGL bomb and 1 damaged mobile phone handset.

“Similarly troops of 3 Battalion located at Logomani, Dikwa LGA, Borno State, neutralised 3 Boko Haram, captured one alive and recovered 3 AK-47 rifles from Mamman Nur faction that dared to attack their location yesterday at about 7.00pm. However, we lost a soldier during the pursuit.”

Source: News Express

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