July 5, 2016 – Nigerian Soldiers Ambush Fleeing Boko Haram Terrorists, Kill 4
Early Monday morning, some Boko Haram terrorists fleeing from the advancing troops of 119 Task Force Battalion presently clearing out villages in Kangarwa Borno state were ambushed by troops of 118 Task Force Battalion, 8 Task Force Division along Gerere Junction in Kukawa LGA of Borno State.
During the operation, the troops killed 4 Boko Haram terrorists carrying logistics items. The troops recovered 48 Jerry cans containing 1,440 litres of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) Automatic Gasoline Oil (AGO), 8 Motorcycles out of which 2 were destroyed, 21 rounds of 7.62mm (Special) ammunition, 2 AK-47 rifles, an unprimed Improvised Explosive Device and a 36 Henagar Hand Grenade, as well as assorted drugs.
The insurgents reportedly destroyed a military vehicle and communication equipment while exchanging fire with the soldiers.
The gallant troops overpowered them and shot four of them dead while others escaped with gunshot wounds.