Five boko haram terrorists have been killed during an encounter with troops of Sector 3, Operation Lafiya Dole in conjunction with Civilian Joint Task while on fighting patrol to Gara village in Northern Borno on Friday.
The Director Army Public Relations, Brig. Gen. Texas Chukwu disclosed in a statement on saturday.
According to the statement, several other terrorists escaped with gunshot wounds after “superior fire power of the troops” and varying weapons were recovered.
Items recovered include; a four AK 47 rifles, five Magazines, 55 rounds of 7.62mm special ammunition, 8 rounds of 5.56mm NATO ammunition.
Others are, eleven Mobile phones, assorted drugs, cooking utensils, some quantity of provisions and six Horses.
Chukwu therefore advised the public to report any suspicious movements or activities in their area to the security agency for prompt action.