Nigeria troops kill 6 Boko Haram insurgents in Lake Chad region

Nigeria troops kill 6 Boko Haram insurgents in Lake Chad region

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 11:14 pm



Troops of 7 Brigade Special Forces, 8 Task Force Division have dislodged terrorists who have been gathering in Dawashi Gari village, in an area bordering the Lake Chad in continuation of ongoing efforts to rout Boko Haram terrorists in its area of responsibility, Col Timothy Antigha
Deputy Director, Public Relations of the Division said in a statement on Tuesday.

According to him, in an engagement on Tuesday morning, gallant soldiers of the division killed 4 terrorists, while others fled, abandoning their motorcycles, which were recovered and destroyed, to prevent their being used to perpetrate terror on innocent villagers.

He added that also as part of the theater wide and ongoing clearance operations, troops of 145 Bn, 5 Brigade, 8 Task Force Division have cleared Gashigar, Asaga, Bukarti and neighbouring villages.

In the process, he said, the troops made contact with terrorists in Kanama village and killed 2 terrorists, arrested 2 more, while 1 AK 47 riffle, 4 magazines and 4 motorcycles were recovered.

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