- Gallant troops of 3 Battalion in Gamboru Ngala repelled an attack by the Boko Haram terrorists
- The insurgents had attempted to invade Ngala Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp in Borno state
- About 3 Boko Haram terrorists were killed while 1 was captured with a with gunshot wound
Nigerian Army troops of 3 Battalion in Gamboru Ngala the Nigerian Army have repelled an attack by the Boko Haram terrorists who attempted to invade Ngala Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp in Borno state on Saturday, October 6.
In a series of tweets from it's official handle the Army said 3 Boko Haram terrorists were killed while others escaped with gunshot wounds.
Read the statement below:
"At about 0330 a.m this morning 6 Oct 18, Elements of Boko Haram Terrorists attempted to attack the Ngala IDP camp in Borno State.
However , the gallant troops of 3 Battalion in Gamboru Ngala engaged and neutralised 3 of them, while others escaped with gunshot wounds.
The troops trailed the escaping BHTs and captured one of them with gunshot wounds.
Consequently, the COAS Lt Gen TY Buratai has commended the gallant troops and charged them to remain vigilant and ensure that all IDP camps remain safe."
Legit.ng previously reported that the Nigerian Army has inflicted heavy casualty on Boko Haram insurgents when they attacked Garshigar community of Mobar local government area of Borno state on Wednesday, September 26.
Brigadier General Texas Chukwu, Army director of public relations, disclosed this in a statement released on Thursday, September 27, in Maiduguri.
Chukwu stated that the insurgents, who were in nine gun trucks, were repelled by troops of 145 Battalion deployed for Operation Lafiya Dole following superior power of the vigilant troops.
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