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Troops kill Boko Haram mercenaries

Captured Boko Haram insurgent and recovered arms and ammunition

In the evening of Monday July 3, 2017,  a group of suspected Boko Haram terrorists mercenaries of Mamman Nur extraction paid dearly with their lives when they dared to attack the 81 Division Task Force Battalion’s location at Gulumba Gana in Bama LGA, Borno State.

The troops, according to a statement by Brigadier General Sani Kukasheka Usman, Director Army Public Relations,
successfully dealt with the terrorists and pursued those that escaped and recovered 2 AK-47 Rifles and 2 magazines of 9 rounds of ammunition, 2 AGL bombs, several empty cases of Shilka gun ammunition, AGL bomb and 1 damaged mobile phone handset.
Similarly, he said, troops of 3 Battalion located at Logomani, Dikwa LGA, Borno State, neutralized 3 Boko Haram members, captured one alive and recovered 3 AK-47 rifles from the Mamman Nur faction that dared to attack their location at about 7.00pm. However, a soldier was lost during the pursuit.

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