Many Boko Haram terrorists killed as troops repel attack on Arege town in Borno State: 3 Gun Trucks destroyed

Troops of Sector 3 deployed in Operation Lafiya Dole on Friday night 12 October 2018 successfully repelled Boko Haram Terrorists attack at Arege in Borno State.

Several members of the Boko Haram Terrorists were neutralized while others fled with gun shot wounds during the encounter.

One vehicle was recovered from the terrorists while three gun trucks were also destroyed by the troops.

Unfortunately, six soldiers sustained various degrees of injuries and are currently receiving medical attention at the military facility.

The public is once again reminded to report any suspicious movements or activities in their areas to the law enforcement agents for prompt action.

In an update on the attack, the Nigerian Armu on its twitter handle said, “At the end of the attack, troops of 118 battalion recovered 1 gun truck, 3 anti-aircraft guns, 2 AK 47 rifles, 1 RPG bomb, and some Motar bombs.

The Army said all the Boko Hsram terrorists inside the 3 gun trucks destroyed by troops were killed in the onslaught.

Texas Chukwu
Brigadier General
Director Army Public Relations

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