The Nigerian Army said on Saturday that troops of 145 and 158 Task Force Battalions, 5 Brigade have smashed a fish smuggling ring perpetrated by Boko Haram terrorists to fund their criminal activities.
A statement by Col Timothy Antigha, Deputy Director, Army Public Relations said, “The success was recorded during a joint ambush operation conducted in Julari village, along Kareto – Damasak road, Borno State.
“During the operation, troops neutralized 4 Boko Haram terrorists.
“Similarly, they recovered 1 AK 47 riffle, 1 Toyota Hilux pick up, 3 Motorcycles, 35 bags of dry fish, 1 bag of bush meat, 3 bags of sugar and 60 litres of engine oil.
“Unfortunately, we lost a soldier during the operation.”
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