Army Kills 5 Boko Haram Members , Recovers Weapons In Borno

Troops of 21 Special Armoured Brigade deployed in Operation LAFIYA DOLE, in a joint trans-border operation with troops of the Cameroonian Defence Forces, neutralised five (5) Boko Haram Terrorists in the border villages of Yabiri Kote and Bula Dadobe of Bama Local Government Area Borno State. 

The joint operations, nicknamed: “Operation RAINBOW 15” which was conducted from Saturday 15 – Sunday 16 September 2018, came on the heels of the discovery of makeshift bases, established by the terrorists in Yabiri Kote and Bula Dadode from where they launched attacks on villages in Cameroon and Nigeria.

A statement signed by Director Army Public Relations Brigadier General  Texas Chukwu on Tuesday said during the joint trans- border operations, the troops recovered some items from the terrorists that include 3 AK 47 rifles, two Improvised Explosive Device ( IED) Shells, one primed Improvised Explosive Device (IED) Belt and improvised Explosive Device (IED) Vest.

It added that the other items include, two motorcycles. eight bicycles and a Boko Haram flag.

The statement noted that the trans-border operations have successfully  cleared the insurgents from the general area of Kote Kura.

It appealed to members of the general public to report any suspicious movements or activities to the law enforcement agents for prompt action.




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