The Nigerian Army Saturday, February 2, debunked a media report from Vanguard and some other media outlets (not Legit.ng) that members of the Boko Haram terrorist group abducted several passengers on Damaturu-Biu road.
An earlier reports by some newspaper claimed that the sect on Friday morning, February 1, laid ambushed vehicles plying the Damaturu-Buni Yadi-Biu road and abducted an unknown number of passengers.
However, the Nigerian Army, while reacting to the news report, said it was untrue and no such incident happened.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that troops of the 192 Battalion of the Nigerian Army taking part in the Operation Lafiya Dole have recorded a major success in the fight against the Boko Haram terrorists in Gwoza, Borno state. This feat was achieved in conjunction with officials of the Civilian JTF.
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According to a statement by Colonel Ado Isa, the deputy director of Army public relations, 7 Division/Sector 1, Operation Lafiya Dole, the soldiers while on patrol along Gwoza-Yamteke on Wednesday, January 30, 2019, “came across some Boko Haram terrorists attempting to infiltrate the general area. On sighting the troops, the terrorists opened fire on them, which lead to a heavy exchange of fire.
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