Boko Haram Soldiers kill 2 terrorists in Borno

This was disclosed via a statement released by Director of Army Public Relations, Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman on Monday, March 20.

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A Nigerian soldier on patrol in Chibok, the scene of a mass kidnapping of schoolgirls by Boko Haram in 2014 play

A Nigerian soldier on patrol in Chibok, the scene of a mass kidnapping of schoolgirls by Boko Haram in 2014

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Soldiers of the Nigerian Army have killed two members of Boko Haram in the Mafa Local Government Area of Borno State.

This was disclosed via a statement released by Director of Army Public Relations, Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman on Monday, March 20.

The statement reads:

“Troops of 22 Brigade Nigerian Army on Operation LAFIYA DOLE have during a fighting patrol earlier today, cleared Boko Haram out of Gujari village, Mafa Local Government Area of Borno State.”

“This followed an information about the convergence of the terrorists at area aiming to launch attack on some of the nearby communities.

“During the operation, the troops neutralized 2 Boko Haram terrorist while an unspecified number escaped with gunshot wounds into thick forest.

“At the location, the troops discovered and destroyed a tailoring shed. They also recovered 1 Rocket Propelled Grenade Bomb, 3 DaneGuns, 1 Double Barrel Pump Action Gun, 2 Bandoliers, 23 Empty cases of Shilka Gun Ammunition, 2 Initiation water container and 1 Motorcycle battery. Others include 1 Search light, 4 Knives, 1 Solar Panel, 2 Jerrycans of 25 Litres of Automated Gas Oil, a Sewing machine and 12 Food flasks, as well as food items, soft drinks, pairs of women’s shoes and several clothing items.”

Meanwhile, seven people have been reported dead in the Molai area of Borno following a suicide bomb attack believed to be the work of Boko Haram.

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