•Abandon large arms cache at Ngala
The Boko Haram terrorists have abandoned their cache of Arms and ammunition and fled in the face of Nigerian military offensive in parts of Borno State, North East Nigeria.
This was disclosed on Friday through the Nigerian Army social media platforms of Facebook and Twitter account @HQNigerianArmy, saying the terrorists abandoned their positions on sighting the advancing troops of 3 Battalion Ngala.
The army stated that troops embarked on an exploitation mission on Thursday and carried out an offensive patrols on two fronts, Ngala Bridge and Gamboru town towards the terorists withdrawal routes along Wurge village in Borno State.
“On citing the troops, the terrorists who were massing up for a possible attack abandoned their logistics stores and equipment and fled.”
According to a statement, the Nigerian Army, the equipment captured include; one AK 47 Rifle with Reg No 819044, two AK 47 Magazine, 443 Rounds of 12.7MM, 94 Rounds of PKT, 16 Rounds of 7.62 MM NATO, and 4 Rocket Propelled Grenade Bombs,
The army also recovered, one RPG Charge, one Anti-Aircraft Telescopic Sight, one X AA Top cover, one X Clearing rod, 1 Hilux GT, 2 Motorcycle, one BHT Flag, two Blanket, one Praying mat, one Mosquito net and 10 Motorcycle spare tubes.
Others are, one Tool Box , one Towing cable, one Camel bag, three Water melon, three Milk, two Maltina, two Satchet of sugar and groundnut, one First Aid kit, one MP3 Player and three Jerry can.