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Nigerian Soldiers Repel Boko Haram Attacks In Borno

nigerian soldiers repel boko haram attacks

Nigerian Soldiers Repel Boko Haram Attacks In Borno

The Nigerian Army on Thursday said its troops successfully repelled attacks coordinated by Boko Haram insurgents at Gajiram community in Ngazai Local Government Area of Borno State.

Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, Operation LAFIYA DOLE, Col. Onyema Nwachukwu, said in a statement that the troops killed several insurgents and recovered weapons when the terrorists tried to infiltrate the community on Tuesday.

“Troops of Operation LAfIYA DOLE deployed in the Forward Operational Base at Gajiram, fiercely countered a group of Boko Haram terrorists, who made frantic attempts to infiltrate the community on Tuesday January 15, 2019.

“The terrorists want to take advantage of the cover of darkness to attack the town. They met with prompt response of the vigilant troops, who fiercely engages them in combat, killing several of the insurgents,” he said.

Nwachukwu said that the troops also recovered one AK-47 rifle, two AK-47 magazines, one Rocket Propelled Grenade tube, three Rocket Propelled Grenade bombs, four bomb chargers and Light Machine Gun belt links.

The Army spokesman said the gallant troops were on the pursuit of the terrorists who fled the scene of the encounter.



  1. Rosy

    January 18, 2019 at 2:38 AM

    Boko Haram has come to stay. I wonder why this country can never be insurgent free

  2. NIYI

    January 18, 2019 at 8:27 AM

    You Guys are not repellent, we need action & result, just for once violate the rules & laws just to give us result because our so called Government has failed us.

  3. Gertrude

    January 18, 2019 at 5:27 PM

    God will surly help us in d fight against dis demons….

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