Army neutralises 3 Boko Haram 3 terrorists

Army neutralises 3 Boko Haram 3 terrorists

- Three suspected bandits have been killed by troops of the Nigerian Army

- According to him, the operation followed credible information from some patriotic Nigerians about terrorists movement

-- The Army also claimed that unconfirmed number of terrorists were reportedly wounded during the ambush

Troops of Nigerian Army in conjunction with Civilian Joint Task Force (JTF) have neautrised three suspected Boko Haram terrorists along Banki Road Junction, Pulka in Gwoza, Borno.

According the Army, the incident occurred on Thursday, October 3.

This was disclosed in a statement sighted by Col. Ado Isa, the deputy director of Army public relations.

According to him, the operation followed credible information from some patriotic Nigerians about terrorists movement around Pulka in Gwoza general area.

Going further, he added that unconfirmed number of terrorists were reportedly wounded during the ambush, adding there was no casualty on the side of Nigerian Army or Civilian JTF.

“Similarly, at about 2250 hours on Thursday, in what seems like a reprisal attack to avenge the lost of their members in the ambush conducted by the troops, some marauders/criminals woefully attacked the Delta Company Location of the SRA at Pulka.

“Consequently, troops swiftly responded by effectively repelling the attack, one bandit lost his life and one AK 47 rifle was recovered.

“No casualty was recorded by the JTF or the troops.

“The Acting GOC 7 Division and Commander Sector 1 Operation LAFIYA DOLE Brig.-Gen. A.K Ibrahim was in SRA Pulka where he interacted with the troops.

“He commended them for the successes so far and urged them to remain committed and unwavering in the struggle to end the insurgency,” he said.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Boko Haram insurgents burnt houses in Mifa, a village in Chibok local government area of Borno state.

Mifa, is reported to be eight kilometres away from Chibok town, and the last settlement which shares a border with Sambisa forest.

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