Troops Neutralize Two Bandits, Recover Arms, Ammunition In Borno

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The Nigerian Army says troops of Joint Task Force, North East Operation Hadin Kai (OPHK), have laid an ambush on suspected Boko Haram terrorists Crossing Point along Kuka in Konduga LGA of Borno State, neutralized two of them, while others fled in disarray.

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Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu, Director Army Public Relations, in a statement, said the gallant troops recovered 63 rounds of 12.7mm ammunition, one Improvised Explosive Device (IED) shell, among others.

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He further said that due to the aggressive operations of troops against Boko Haram terrorists’ enclaves, a notorious terrorist surrendered to troops of 222 Battalion at Geizuwa in Konduga LGA.

He said Items recovered from the suspect include one AK-47 rifle, one magazine and 26 rounds of 7.62mm Special ammunition, adding that the suspect is currently undergoing profiling for further necessary action.

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The statement added that the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Taoreed Lagbaja lauded the troops’ high level of alertness and fighting spirit, urging them to sustain the momentum and ensure that remnants of terrorists and bandits in their areas of responsibility were completely cleared.

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