Nigerian Troops Capture Hilux, Munitions in Ambush against Boko Haram

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By Augustine Osayande

In continuation of their clearance operations of remnants of Boko Haram terrorists in the North-east, troops of  212 Tank Battalion, 29 Task Force Brigade, early Wednesday morning laid an ambush on some Boko Haram elements at a major cattle market in Gwai Mainari around Mainok general area.

Acting Director of Army Public Relations, Col. Sani Usman, in a statement, said the ambush party supported by a Quick Response Group (QRG), captured a Hilux vehicle containing 8 jerry cans of petroleum, oil and lubricants, large quantity of 7.62mm ammunitions, 127mm ammunitions and 4 AK-47 rifles, as well as 5 hand grenades.

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Some of the terrorists were killed while others escaped with gun shot wounds. It is important to note that more operational strategies are being  employed to further flush out the remnants of Boko Haram terrorists wherever they might be hiding in the North-east.

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