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Troops Kilk 4 Boko Haram terrorists along Maiduguri-Damboa Road; as 1 Soldier dies

Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole on Sunday 16th December 2018 neutralised four Boko Haram terrorists and recovered weapons.

The terrorists came at about 5.00pm to attack Maibukarti village along Maiduguri-Damboa road when they were engaged by gallant troops.

The troops were further reinforced and went on hot pursuit of the fleeing terrorists, while the Nigerian Air Forces provided close air support.

Unfortunately, one soldier paid the supreme price during the encounter with the terrorists.

The gallant troops recovered 4 AK-47 rifles, 45 rounds of 7.62mm ammunition, 5 AK-47 rifles magazine, 2 Motorcycles and 1 bicycles.

Other items recovered include 1 Bandolier, 1 GSM handset, 3 SIM cards, an earpiece, some phone accessories, kolanuts, gloves and drugs.

The exploitation continues in conjunction with CJTF.

Sani Kukasheka Usman
Brigadier General
Director Army Public Relations

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