By Raphael Jov, Abuja
Troops of 242 Battalion deployed in operation Lafia Dole in conjunction with troops of operation Last Hold on 28 June 2018 while on raid patrol at Mallam Kafari, Goni, Alkari, Burburna , Kantanna villages in Monguno Local Government Area of Borno state encountered Boko Haram terrorists.
Three Boko Haram terrorists were neutralized during the encounter.
Items recovered include: two AK 47 rifles, 51 rounds of 7.62mm special ammunition, four magazines and one 36 hand grenade
According to Brigadier General Texas Chukwu, the Director of Army Public Relations, one soldier was wounded during the operation and is currently receiving medical attention.
“The general public is hereby reminded once again to always report suspicious activities to the nearest military formation or any security agent for prompt action”, he added.