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Nigerian Troops Ambush Terrorists, Recover Arms And Ammunition Borno



Nigerian troops had on Tuesday, following credible information from good Samaritans of a planned terrorists attack on 114 Task Force Battalion, E Company location at Izge village, in Gwoza Local Government Area of Borno State, laid an ambush on the terrorists withdrawal route along Kubu village on the 4th of June 2019.

According to a statement by Acting Director Army Public relations, Col. Sagir Musa, “the terrorists entered the ambush which resulted in the death of unconfirmed number of the criminals and the following items were recovered: 4 x AK 47 Rifles, 1 x 81 Millimetre Mortar, assorted ammunitions, 2 x Hilux Vehicles and 1 x Pumping Machine.

“There was no casualty on the part of the national army.

“The Nigerian Army, through the Theatre Command Operation LAFIYA DOLE uses this medium to commend and encourages those who availed the troops the information that led to the success of the operation, and further enjoined members of the public to be more forthcoming to the security agencies with useful information about the terrorists and other criminals in Nigeria.”