Nigeria

Nigerian troops kill 2 Boko Haram suspects in Borno

Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole deployed at Forward Operation Base Mainok, at the early hours of Sunday ambushed suspected Boko Haram terrorists along a track route leading to Alagarno forest.

A statement from Brigadier General Sani Kukasheka Usman, Director Army Public Relations said, “They were ferrying logistics items to their colleagues. The ambush team neutralized 2 Boko Haram terrorists and recovered their weapons, 2 motorcycles, Jerry cans and grounded guinea corn.”

The statement also said troops of 151 Battalion, 21 Brigade Nigerian Army, on routine clearing of bushes to aid unhindered movement of troops discovered multiple Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs), connected together laid on the shoulder of the road at a suspected terrorist ambush site along road Banki Junction-Bama.

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“The troops successfully disconnected and recovered them,” he said.

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