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Tuesday, 19 July 2016

Terrible Thing Happen During Bokoharam Ambush (PHOTOS) - Millitary

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Some motorcycles recovered during the operation.

Nigerian troops battling insurgency in the northeastern part of Nigeria have been ambushed by some of the insurgents.

According to the spokesperson of the Nigerian army, Colonel Usman Kukasheka Usman, in a press statement made available on his Facebook page, about four soldiers were wounded during the operation.

He wrote: “Yesterday troops of 7 Division Strike Group Team B (7 DSGB), attached to 21 Brigade, along with 4 Civilian JTF, carried out clearance operation of suspected remnants of Boko Haram terrorists in Warpaya, Zenteleye, Mubarka, Jadawa and Yerwa villages.

“During the operations, they encountered and engaged elements of Boko Haram terrorists in Jadawa and Yerwa in which they killed 7 terrorists. Unfortunately 4 soldiers were wounded in action.

“The troops also recovered one Fabrique Nationale (FN) rifle with registration number ANT 015 (B/B No 0058), 2 motorcycles and 2 mobile phones. As the operations continued, the team also intercepted some of the Boko Haram terrorists with 75 rustled cows and 25 stolen sheep.

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One of the rifles recovered by the Nigerian troops during the clearance.

“While returning to base, the team was ambushed by suspected elements of Boko Haram terrorists. But the troops rose to the occasion and successfully cleared the ambush. They also encountered serious hardship because of bugging down of vehicles occasioned by marshy terrain.”

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The armoured vehicle of the Nigerian army was stuck in mud during a heavy rainfall.

Colonel Usman further informed that in a related development, “troops of 114 Task Force Battalion of 28 Task Force Brigade, in conjunction with some members of vigilante group, also carried out similar exercise at suspected Boko Haram terrorists hideouts at Mbale and Madube on Monday.
“During the operation, the troops killed 5 Boko Haram terrorists, while some of them were believed to escape with gun shot wounds. The troops rescued 22 persons held captives by the terrorists; comprising of 10 females, 6 males and 6 children. In addition, they also recovered 2 bicycles, 2 gas cylinders and 2 Dane Guns in the process.

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One of the items recovered after the clearance.

“Similarly, troops of 115 Task Force Battalion also conducted clearance patrol at Kilekasa and Kopchi villages. While they were advancing they cleared pockets of terrorists hibernating at Pumpum and Emi villages.

“Troops of 117 Task Force Battalion also conducted confidence-building patrols within Gella, Gyadkwara and Ngyahi villages, as well as Mayo Bani village.
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Some of those rescued from the insurgents after their release.

“Their counterparts at 143 Battalion also conducted patrol up to Fattude, Gershisha, Wakara, Gadamayo and Barai villages.

“While troops of 115 Task Force Battalion along with about 60 vigilantes also carried out patrol at Kilekasa and Kopchi villages. They however observed that Kopchi has merged with Kikelasa village.”

These old men were also rescued from the grip of the insurgents.

Meanwhile, the Civilian Joint Task Force (JTF) alongside Nigerian troops have weathered the storm to conquer Boko Haram insurgents in Sambisa forest, Borno state.

In a statement issued by Colonel Usman, the troops and other security operatives ambushed and killed some Boko Haram members in the region.

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One of the dangerous weapons used by the insurgents to perpetrate their evil acts.

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One of the insurgents’ huts burnt after the clearance.


The armoured vehicle of the Nigerian troops got stuck in mud during the operation.
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One of the Boko Haram terrorists killed during the attack on Monday.

The statement read in part: “In their bid to clear the remnants of Boko Haram terrorists hiding in some parts of the North Eastern of the country, troops have intensified efforts on clearance operations.”



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