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Troops eliminate 9 Boko Haram terrorists in ambush along Mainok-Jakana road, Borno; Capture 2 gun trucks with Anti-Aircraft guns.

The Army said on Wednesday that fighting troops of Sector 1 Operation Lafiya Dole, in an ambush Operation, killed nine Boko Haram terrorists while two soldiers sustained injuries.

It said the troops ambushed the terrorists along Mainok-Jakana area in Kaga local government area of  Borno state and engaged them in a fire fight.

A statement confirming the operation, signed by Col Sagir Musa, Acting Director, Army Public Relations said, ‘Troops of Sector 1, Operation Lagiya Dole have successfully staged an ambush at identified Boko Haram terrorists crossing point at Mainok-Jakana axis in kaga local government area of Borno State at about 6.30pm on the 13th of May 2020.

“So far, 9 Boko Haram Terrorists lost their lives, two gun trucks mounted with anti aircraft guns have been captured and exploitation is ongoing by the troops.

 “Two soldiers are slightly wounded.

“Situation in the area has been normalized.”


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