The is made identified in an announcement issued on twitter by way of the Army’s official deal with.
Nigerian Army troops have overpowered Boko Haram terrorists who attacked them in Bama, Borno state.
The is made identified in an announcement issued on twitter by way of the Army’s official deal with, @HQNigerianArmy.
The assertion reads: “Gallant Troops of 222 Battalion Neutralise BHTs. Reports just reaching us confirmed that troops of 21 Brigade led by Brigade Commander on a clearance patrol in assist of Operation Rainbow had been ambushed by BHT alongside Maiduguri Bama Axis at about 11am 16 Sep 2018.
“There was critical trade of gunfire. The gallant troops of 222 battalion had been reportedly excessive on morale on account of the just concluded assurance go to to the theatre of operation by the COAS Lt Gen TY Buratai & they efficiently cleared the ambush.
“As a end result, 1 x GPMG and a couple of X AK 47 and a number of other rounds of ammunition belonging to the terrorist had been recovered. As on the time of submitting this report, troops had been nonetheless exploiting the overall areas looking for some BHT’s who escaped with gunshot wounds.”
The Nigerian Air Force additionally introduced that the Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation Lafiya Dole tracked and destroyed some autos belonging to Boko Haram Terrorists as they had been making an attempt to launch contemporary assaults on floor troops at Gudumbali and Damasak in Borno.
This was made identified to newsmen by its Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola.