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Boko Haram: 6 troopers injured as troops neutralize 23 terrorists in Borno

Operation Fireball Forces led by LAFIYA DOLE neutralized 23 Boko Haram / ISWAP terrorists and captured an improvised explosive machine (IED) throughout an encounter. To reporters yesterday at Military Tremendous Camp 1 in N'Djamdu, Borno State.

Common Benard mentioned that the valiant forces of Operation Fireball in numerous sectors of the theater continued to regulate the areas of basic operations and perform their missions with a renewed pressure.

“The brave forces courageously intercepted among the Boko Haram criminals whereas they had been making an attempt to gather ransoms from the kinfolk of their kidnapped victims, which resulted within the criminals’ demise and the profitable rescue of two girls and three youngsters.

“The successes achieved up to now had been potential with the dedication and braveness proven by the motivated forces Good wanting. Through the interval underneath evaluation, the forces carried out aggressive clearance operations, ambushes, and highly effective day and evening patrols with a view to lastly remove the remnants of Boko Haram / criminals of the Islamic West Africa Province. ”

Common Bernard reveals. That, within the wake of the assorted confrontations, the forces recovered four Rifle vans, fabricated car, 2 anti-aircraft weapons, 1 basic goal machine gun, 2 PKT rifles, eight AK 47 rifles, AK 47 rifle magazines, an AK 47 rifle cowl and 1 Dane Gun plus a big ammunition cache. 19659004] Others embody, 18 rounds of seven.62 x <51mm, four rounds of Brownies machine gun ammunition, 1 tube for rocket propelled grenades, 36 hand grenade, 23 linked rounds of seven.62×54, 311 rounds of seven.62mm NATO ammunition (linked) , 511 rounds of PKT ammunition, eight rounds of sunshine machine gun ammunition, 1 service toolbox, 1 gasoline cylinder (for making IEDs), eight bicycles, a number of luggage of capsules and numerous packages of medication from criminals.

“Sadly, Six courageous troopers had been injured throughout the preventing, and since then the wounded troopers have been evacuated to a navy facility They don’t seem to be presently responding positively to therapy. ”