Boko Haram Many terrorists injured as soldiers launch ambush in Borno

This was disclosed via a statement released by the Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman via a statement.

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Soldiers of the Nigerian Army have injured many Boko Haram terrorists during an operation in Borno State.

This was disclosed via a statement released by the Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Colonel Sani Usman via a statement.

The statement reads:

Following reliable information about movement of remnants of suspected Boko Haram terrorists, troops of 118 Task Force Battalion, 7 Brigade, laid an ambush for the terrorists today morning.

The troops laid the ambush about 3 kilometres away from Goneri town, South West of Kukawa Local Government Area, where they encountered the unsuspecting terrorists in 2 gun trucks and on motorcycles and engaged them.

An unconfirmed number of the terrorists escaped with gunshot wounds abandoning 1 Buffalo Land Cruiser gun truck mounted with an Anti-Aircraft gun, 1,600 rounds of 12.7mm Armour Piercing Incendiary (API) ammunitions, 563 rounds of 7.62mm (NATO) ammunition for General Purpose Machine Guns and 57 rounds of 7.62mm (Special) ammunition.

The troops further recovered 1 motorcycle, 7 jerry cans of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) and Automotive Gasoline Oil (AGO), a pair of Nigerien Army uniform, 2 Cameroonian telecommunication service providers SIM cards, as well as a pair of the Boko Haram terrorists   Special Forces uniform. They also recovered 1 Samsung Galaxy Tablet  and assorted drugs and such as Climax Oxytocin, Tetracyclic HC1 Ointment, Drips and Springe, amongst others.

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Consolidating on this success, the troops are further exploiting the situation while troops of 157 Task Force Battalion  are blocking likely escape routes of remnants of the terrorists in Mile 90, Yoyo, Barwati and Kekeno villages.

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