The Nigerian Army has released photos of deadly Boko Haram members it ambushed and killed yesterday in Maiduguri.
One of the killed Boko Haram member
The Nigerian Army have successfully ambushed and killed Boko Haram terrorists in Maiduguri. This was made public in a statement by Acting Director Army Public Relations, Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman.
The statement read:
“Following information of suspected Boko Haram elements crossing point across Maiduguri-Bulabulin-Damboa road, troops of 81 Battalion and 251 Task Force Battalion, both of 25 Task Force Brigade, staged a deliberate ambush against the terrorists logistics elements on motorcycles and bicycles crossing from Sambisa forest to Alagarno general area around Nyaleri yesterday night.
“During the operation, the troops killed 2 Boko Haram terrorists, wounded several others and recovered some arms, ammunitions and other items.
“Specifically, they recovered 1 AK-47 Assault rifle, with registration number 27875, 1 hand grenade, 4 AK-47 magazines loaded with ammunition, assorted food items, sex enhancing drugs, such Viagra, foot wears and bathroom slippers. Others include 3 motorcycles, 10 bicycles, tool kits and assorted clothing, 5 rechargeable lamps and 5 litres of Kerosene. As well as military uniforms, amongst other things.
Some of the items recovered from the terrorists
“From all indications, the terrorists attempted to resupply and sell the items to other terrorists hibernating elsewhere after being displaced from parts of Sambisa forest.
“The troops have continued with the clearance and rescue operations while others are maintaining blocking positions.”
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