Nigerian Army wipes out boko haram in clearance operation

The Nigerian Army has continued to mop up boko haram terrorists in its clearance operation in Borno State, North East of the country.

The Troops of Sector 1 Operation LAFIA DOLE, in a joint clearance operations with Cameroon Defence Force, on Saturday 13th April had a fierce encounter with boko haram terrorists at the Northern part of Wulgo, Tumbuma, Chikun Gudu and Bukar Maryam villages.

According to a statement by the Acting Director Army Public Relations, Colonel Sagir Musa, during the operations, 27 terrorists were killed and the following items were recovered:

5 x Gun Trucks.

Several Motor Cycles.

5 x AK 47 Rifles.

1 x Automatic Revolver Galil Rifle.

1 x G3 Rifle.

2 x General Purpose Machine Gun.

2 x Anti Aircraft Guns.

4 x Rocket Propelled Gun Tubes.

1 x PK Machine Gun.

1 x M21 Rifle.

1 x Locally Made Dane Gun.

5 x Rocket Propelled Gun. Tubes Bombs.

1000 x Assorted rounds of different calibre ammunition.

5 x AK 47 Magazines.

Several Links of 12.7 MM.

1 x Land Cruiser Buffalo.

1 x Nissan GT.

1 x Land Cruiser destroyed.

1 x flag and a Grinding Machine.

The Nigerian Army also made this known on their twitter handle.

There was no casualty on the part of the Nigerian and Cameroonian Forces.

The Army said coordinated military operation is ongoing especially in the fringes of Gombaru � Ngala and surrounding areas in Borno to deal with the fleeing bandits running out from Multi National Joint Task Force (Op YANCIN TAFKI ) onslaught on their hideouts.

Source: Voice of Nigeria