Nigerian Troops in joint clearance with Cameroon Defence Force have killed Twenty-seven Boko Haram terrorists in Borno state.
The Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Col. Sagir Musa confirmed this in a Statement on Monday.
Musaa explained that the terrorists were killed on Saturday during a fierce encounter with Sector 1 Operation LAFIA DOLE, in a joint clearance operations with Cameroon Forces at the Northern part of Wulgo, Tumbuma, Chikun Gudu and Bukar Maryam villages.
He said during the operations, the troops also recovered five Gun Trucks, Several Motor Cycles, five AK 47 Rifles, one Automatic Revolver Galil Rifle, one G3 Rifle, two General Purpose Machine Gun, two Anti Aircraft Guns, four Rocket Propelled Gun Tubes, one PK Machine Gun, one M21 Rifle and one Locally Made Dane Gun,
Others are; five Rocket Propelled Gun Tubes Bombs, one thousand Assorted rounds of different calibre ammunition, five AK 47 Magazines, several Links of 12.7 MM, one land Cruiser Buffalo, one Nissan GT, one Land Cruiser destroyed, a flag and a Grinding Machine
He Army spokesperson informed that there was no casualty on the part of the Nigerian and Cameroonian Forces.
He further noted that Coordinated military operation is ongoing especially in the fringes of Gombaru – Ngala and surrounding areas to deal with the fleeing bandits running out from Multi National Joint Task Force (Op YANCIN TAFKI ) onslaught on their hideouts.