Boko Haram

Nigerian troops kill 9 Boko Haram terrorists in an ambush on Wednesday

Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, the Chief of Army Staff

Troops of the Sector 1, Operation Lafiya Dole, have killed nine Boko Haram terrorists in an ambush on Wednesday.

The ambush was staged around 6pm for the terrorists along the Mainok-Jakana Road in Kaga Local Government Area of Borno State.

Col. Sagir Musa, the acting Director Army Public Relations, stated that many ammunitions including two gun trucks mounted with anti-aircraft guns were recovered from the insurgents after the attack.

“Troops of Sector 1 have successfully staged an ambush at identified Boko Haram terrorists crossing point at Mainok-Jakana axis in Kaga LGA.

“So far, nine Boko Haram terrorists lost their lives; two gun trucks mounted with anti-aircraft guns have been captured and exploitation is ongoing by the troops. Two soldiers are slightly wounded. The situation in the area has been normalised.”

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