Boko Haram: Nigerian troops overpower insurgents, kill scores in Borno

Troops of 82 Division Task Force Brigade deployed in Operation LAFIYA DOLE, on Sunday, while on fighting patrol at Kukawa general area, killed several Boko Haram insurgents in Kalamari area of Borno State.

The troops said they got information on the terrorists’ activities in Kalamari village, 30 Kilometres to Kukawa town of Borno State.

Texas Chukwu, Director Army Public Relations, said the insurgents met their waterloo while on looting and extortion mission in Kalamari village and were confronted by the gallant troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE.’

He said, “during the encounter following a superior fire power of the troops, three members of the Boko Haram Terrorists were neutralised.

“Items recovered include three AK 47 rifle, two magazines, four rounds of 7.62mm ammunition.

“Meanwhile, the gallant troops have continued with aggressive fighting patrol, as efforts are on by the troops to track down other fleeing members of the Boko Haram Terrorists from any hideout, after they successful extricating the villagers.

“Members of the general public are advised to report any suspicious movements or activities in their general area to the law enforcement agents for prompt action.” 

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