By Raphael Jov, Abuja
Troops of operation Lafiya Dole in conjunction with the Civilian Joint Task Force while on clearance patrol at Mallam Matsari village encountered Boko Haram terrorists.
However, the terrorists fled the village on sighting the troops and a female child abandoned by the terrorists was also rescued.
Efforts are being intensified by the troops to get the fleeing members of the Boko Haram terrorists.
Items recovered include: three AK 47 rifle magazines, one FN rifle magazine, one dry cell battery, one suicide vest, one 36 hand grenade, two 9 volt batteries, one pressure plate, wire for making improvised explosive devices and wo grinding machines.
Also, a bore hole and some food items were destroyed.