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Troops of 26 Brigade Garrison on patrol and escort duties of civilian merchants and commuters along Wala village and adjoining communities in Borno on Saturday had a fierce encounter with desperate and hungry Boko Haram terrorists’, who had laid an ambush, ready to pounce on food and other essentials.

Nigerian troops neutralise three terrorists in Borno

Troops have neutralised three Boko Haram terrorists during a clearance operation in Kirawa area of Borno State, the Army said on Thursday.

Troops parade bandits, armourer, weapons

Troops of Operation Whirl Stroke (OPWS) operating in Benue, Nasarawa and Taraba States, have paraded 19 suspects arrested in different parts of the states for various offences bordering on armed banditry, kidnapping and weapons supply.

Suspects: We supply arms to politicians during general elections

Troops of Operations Whirl Stroke operating in Benue, Nasarawa and Taraba States have arrested 19 suspects in different parts of Benue and Nasarawa States for various offences bothering on armed banditry, kidnapping and weapons supply.
The military command in Borno State, on Monday, set ablaze four vehicles allegedly belonging to the Boko Haram. The vehicles were intercepted while transporting motorcycle spare parts and fuel.

Nigerian Army arrests four Boko Haram logistics suppliers

The Nigerian Army on Tuesday said it had arrested four Boko Haram insurgents’ suppliers in Borno State, as part of a renewed campaign to stifle the insurgents’ economy.

Troops invade Kaduna bandit camps, arrest notorious kidnapper

Troops of 1 Division Nigerian Army deployed on Operation Thunder Strike, on Monday, raided two kidnappers camps in Chikun Local Government Area, Kaduna State.
Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai encouraging a wounded soldier in hospital in Monguno, Borno State after encounter with Boko Harram terrorists

Boko Haram: General Buratai boosts troop’s confidence with visit to victims

Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai encouraging a wounded soldier in hospital in Monguno, Borno State after encounter with Boko Harram terrorists
Colombian troops have killed nine dissidents formerly of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) in an air raid, the first since the group's former leaders rejected a 2016 peace agreement and announced a return to arms.

Nine Colombian FARC dissidents killed in bombing raid

Colombian troops have killed nine dissidents formerly of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) in an air raid, the first since the group's former leaders rejected a 2016 peace agreement and announced a return to arms.

Troops intercept smuggled military equipment in Adamawa

Troops military manning a checkpoint in Adamawa State have intercepted six mine resistant vehicles transported into the country illegally.
At least 33 Boko Haram militants were killed by Nigerian troops in a gunfight on Sunday, according to military sources on Tuesday.

Why Boko Haram is attacking more Borno communities

Normalcy has returned to Gubio and Magumeri local government areas in northern part of Borno State after an attack by Boko Haram insurgents that lasted for several hours.
At least 33 Boko Haram militants were killed by Nigerian troops in a gunfight on Sunday, according to military sources on Tuesday.

Scores dead, secretariat, houses razed as Boko Haram overrun Borno towns

Two Local Government Areas of Gubio and Magumeri in Northern Borno Senatorial District are currently under the control of Boko Haram when the insurgents in their large number launched a coordinated attack on the communities beginning from Wednesday evening through Thursday morning without confrontation.

Somali state braces for election with risks to regional stability

Somalia's southern state of Jubaland is under lockdown ahead of a tense election on Thursday which has pitted regional authorities against Mogadishu and sparked tensions with neighbouring Kenya and Ethiopia.

Israeli warplanes hit Gaza after Palestinian rocket attack

Israeli warplanes struck at least three targets in the Gaza Strip early on Saturday but caused no apparent casualties, a Palestinian security source said.
Hundreds of people have been forced to flee a huge mountain fire on the holiday island of Gran Canaria.

Hundreds evacuated as wildfire rages on holiday island

Troops have been drafted in to help firefighters battle the blaze, which currently covers some 900 hectares in Artenara, about 20 miles from the capital Las Palmas.
Murders in South Africa’s gang-ridden areas continued to rise over the weekend despite the deployment of troops, authorities said.

Killings unabated in South Africa’s gangland despite army presence

A total of 46 people were murdered over the weekend, with 21 shootings, 20 stabbings and five murders by other causes in Cape Town and other areas in the Western Cape Province where gang attacks have been spiraling out of control.
ISIL fighters killed 11 Nigerian soldiers in an attack on the northeastern town of Gajiganna, the group has claimed through its news agency AMAQ.

Soldiers kill six bandits in Kaduna

The troops of “Operation Thunder Strike” and “Operation Harbin Kunama III” have killed five suspected bandits and arrested four others during two separate operations in Chikun and Igabi Local Government Areas of Kaduna State.
The Nigerian Army on Monday dismissed as ‘untrue’ social media reports indicating the closure of the Maiduguri-Monguno Road.

Troops kill five, arrest four bandits in Kaduna

Troops of 1 Division Nigerian Army have neutralized five bandits and arrested four others in two separate operations in Chikun and Igabi Local Government Areas of Kaduna State.
Nigerian troops rallied to flush out Boko Haram rag tag forces in Guzamala

Troops kill 78 bandits, recover 16 rifles in Zamfara

Troops of the Nigerian military under the Operation Hadarin Daji have reportedly shot and killed 78 bandits in various operations carried out in Zamfara State forests in the last two months.
Troops of 26 Brigade Garrison on patrol and escort duties of civilian merchants and commuters along Wala village and adjoining communities in Borno on Saturday had a fierce encounter with desperate and hungry Boko Haram terrorists’, who had laid an ambush, ready to pounce on food and other essentials.

Troops neutralise bandit, rescue 13 kidnap victims in Kaduna

Troops of 1 Division Nigeria Army under exercise HARBIN KUNAMA III, have neutralised one bandit and rescued 13 kidnapped victims in Kuyelo community in Birnin Gawri Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

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