Molly Kilete, Abuja
The Defence Media Operations has said that soldiers fighting the counter insurgency war in the Northeast have killed scores of terrorists who tried to attack Buni Gari Village in Gujba Local Government Area of Yobe State.
According to the Army authority, soldiers from Sector 2, operation LAFIYA DOLE also recovered several weapons from the terrorists.
The recovered weapons include: One Gun truck, One Duska Anti Aircraft gun, three GPMG, One PKT gun, three AK 47 rifles, cache of ammunition, ammunition links and assorted types of hard drugs.
Coordinator Defence Media Operations, Major General John Enenche, in a statement issued in Abuja, said: “The gallant troops of Sector 2 operation LAFIYA DOLE in a subsidiary operation named operation KANTANA JIMLAN in a clinically executed operation responded to a Boko Haram/ISWAP attack on Buni Gari Village in Gujba Local Government Area of Yobe State. During the decisive operation by the troops of Sector 2, over 10 terrorists were neutralized and several weapons were recovered.
“During the fire fight which was won by our gallant troops there was no casualty and no loss of equipment on our side.
“The Armed forces of Nigeria remain resolute and highly committed to end the Boko Haram insurgency.
“The general public is requested to continue to provide timely and credible information for the enhancement of our operations”.