By Raphael Jov
Troops of 242 Battalion deployed in operation LAFIYA DOLE while on clearance patrol killed four Boko Haram terrorists at Bulabulin and Falamari villages in Damboa Local Government Area of Borno state during an exchange of fire.
Brigadier General Texas Chukwu, the Director Army Public Relations in a statement made available to News Headquarter said items recovered include: four AK 47 rifles, four magazines, 52 rounds of 7.62 mm (special) ammunition, one 36 hand grenade and three locally made Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs).
“Also, troops of 151 Battalion while on patrol along Myanti – Darel Jamel road in Bama Local Government Area of Borno State encountered some Boko Haram terrorists.
“One of the insurgent was neutralised during the encounter”, he informed.
Items recovered include: one AK 47 rifle, one magazine, 22 rounds of 7.62 mm (special) ammunition.
“Similarly, troops of 21 Brigade while on clearance operation at Yerimari Gana, and Darel Salam villages in the outskirts of Bama Local Government Area of Borno state, neutralised one Boko Haram terrorists.
“Items also recovered include: one AK 47 rifle, one magazine, 26 rounds of 7.62 mm (special) ammunition, three improvised rounds of ammunition, three pairs of military uniform and one solar panel.
“33 persons comprising 8 men, 12 women and 13 children were rescued by the troops during the operation.
“The rescued victims have been profiled and handed over to the appropriate authority”, he added.