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Nigerian troops battle Boko Haram terrorists in Borno

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Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole and Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) have captured Mallam Fatori in northern most part of Borno after a fierce battle closely covered by air operations.

According to a statement signed by Col. Sani Usman, the acting Director, Army Public Relations and issued on Wednesday, the town was captured under “Operation Gama Aiki” of the Operation Lafiya Dole.

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Usman said that the troops killed several of the Boko Haram terrorists in the resulting encounter, who subsequently withdrew “to a vantage position”.

‪”However, the terrorists reinforced around the border with Niger Republic.

‪”This was while the troops were consolidating on this success.

‪”The Operation is continuing,” the army spokesman said.


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