•Rescue 10 Boko Haram hostages
The troops of 103 Battalion, 7 Division, Nigerian Army of Operation Lafiya Dole along with some Civilian JTF on Thursday clearance operation, killed many Boko Haram terrorists and destroyed Improvised Explosive Device ( IED) making factory at Gombole, Konduga Local Government Area (LGA) of Borno State.
The Director of Army Public Relations ( DAPR), Brig-Gen. Sani Usman, stated that “the troops neutralized a number of Boko Haram terrorists hiding in the area”.
“They also discovered and destroyed an Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) factory located at the village,” Usman said.
He said the team further recovered three motorcycles, four primed Suicide Vests and four stolen military desert camouflage.
“They rescued four females and six children from the terrorists,” he added.
Unfortunately, Usman stated, a soldier sustained injury and he was evacuated by Nigerian Air Force.
He said that the soldier is in stable condition.