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Military Kill 10 Boko Haram Terrorists, Recover Weapons in Yobe

By Gom Mirian, Abuja 

Nigerian troops in Sector 2 of Operation LAFIYA DOLE have killed at least 10 members of Boko Haram terrorists during a decisive operation, in which they recovered several weapons at Buni Gari village, Gujba Local Government Area of Yobe state.

According to the Defence Headquarters, the operation, which was conducted by the troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE in a subsidiary operation called Operation KANTANA JIMLAN, took place on Saturday evening in a clinically executed operation responded to a Boko Haram /ISWAP in the said location.


Major General John Enenche, Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, DHQ, in a statement on Sunday in Abuja, said the attack which was won by the Nigerian troops, recorded no casualty nor lost of equipment on the its side. Rather troops’ morale and fighting efficiency remained high.

According to him, several weapons were seized from the terrorists, which included, One Gun truck, One Duska Anti Aircraft  gun, Three GPMG, One PKT gun, Three AK 47 rifles, Large cache of ammunition, ammunition links and assorted types of hard drugs. 

 Major General Enenche, while calling on the public to continue to make credible information timely available to enhance operations, assured Nigerians of the Forces’ commitment to end Boko Haram insurgency in the country. 

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