Boko Haram suffers heavy defeat in the hand of Nigeria Army

Boko Haram suffers heavy defeat in the hand of Nigeria Army
September 01 23:44 2019 Print This Article

The Nigeria Army says theirTroops of Sector  3, Operation LAFIYA DOLE attached to Super Camp Monguno on Friday August 30 dealt a heavy blow on Boko Haram terrorist group along Monguno-Mairari-Gajiram axis.

According to a statement signed by the Acting Director Army Public Relations, Colonel SAGIR MUSA, he noted that the patrol team came in contact with the terrorists and engaged them with heavy volume of fire that neutralized countless number while a few escaped with gunshot wounds going by blood trails in the general area. The gallant troops were said to have also recovered some weapons and equipment from the terrorists. 

However, the Army stated that they lost 3 of our gallant soldiers while 8 others sustained injuries during the encounter. They noted that the bodies of the fallen heroes and those that sustained injuries have since been evacuated and the wounded are currently receiving treatments and are in stable condition. They assured that the highly motivated troops have continued combing the general area with a view to clear remnants of hiding terrorists. 

“The Chief of Staff, Lieutenant General TY Buratai, along with some Principal Staff Officers from the Army Headquarters, Theatre Commander Operation LAFIYA DOLE and other Commanders, have visited the troops and those wounded in action,” the statement said.  

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