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Nigerian Soldiers Rescue 5000 From Boko Haram Camps In Borno, 6 Terrorists Shot Dead

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June 26, 2016 – Nigerian Army Rescues 5000 Captives From Boko Haram Camps In Borno State, 6 Terrorists Shot Dead

See official statement from the Nigerian Army on the recent operation carried out in Borno State

“Troops of 21 Brigade and Civilian JTF today conducted a fighting patrol to Zangebe, Maiwa, Algaiti and Mainari villages in which they killed 6 Boko Haram terrorists and wounded several others.

The troops also liberated over 5,000 persons held hostages by Boko Haram terrorists and recovered 5 motorcycles and similar number of bicycles.

“Similarly, troops of 7 Division Garrison Rapid Deployment Force (RDF) II, in conjunction with some of elements of Mobile Police Force and Civilian JTF today also conducted Boko Haram terrorists clearance operations at Masu Yiwa, Ladin Buta, Bazaka, Kesa Gala, Tabla, Fahinde, Shirori, Gizina, Maska Aribe, Maska and Maska Lawanti villages, all in Mafa Local Government Area of Borno State.

“During the clearance operations, the troops encountered Boko Haram terrorists at Maska Lawanti in which they killed 2 terrorists and recovered 2 motorcycles.
Unfortunately, we lost 1 Civilian JTF, while a soldier and 1 Mobile Policeman were wounded in action.

The body of the heroic Civilian JTF and the wounded soldier and his police counterpart have since been evacuated to Maiduguri. While we commiserate with the families of the departed Civilian JTF, we wish to state that the wounded are in stable condition and responding to treatment.

“In a related development, troops of 192 Battalion, 26 Task Force Brigade and some vigilantes also embarked on fighting patrol along Kusarha-Zalidava general area today. The patrol team encountered some elements of Boko Haram around Zalidava-Weige villages in which they killed 2 Boko Haram terrorists and recovered 1 General Purpose Machine Gun (GPMG) with registration number FN 132125, a belt of 7.62mm (NATO) ammunition containing 42 rounds.

Sadly, one of the vigilantes sustained an injury on his eye. However, he is getting better”.

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  1. Maryf

    June 26, 2016 at 5:54 PM

    Every time we hear one thing, yet boko haram still full Naija.

  2. fifelomo

    June 26, 2016 at 6:11 PM

    This is a good news. Weldone able gallant soldiers. Rip to the dead.

  3. sola olaniyi

    June 26, 2016 at 8:41 PM

    well-done to the Nigerian soldiers

  4. Truce

    June 26, 2016 at 8:49 PM

    Keep on doing the good work, our prayers are with u

  5. buzu-k

    June 26, 2016 at 9:48 PM

    the troops also liberated over 5,000 persons,check dat statement,r we sure dat buhari is not using style to liberate his boko haram brothers dat helped him made jonathan’s government ungvernable.

  6. Ask me

    June 26, 2016 at 9:49 PM

    Tank God for dat, d lord w keep all our military in jesus Name

  7. DestinyAhead

    June 27, 2016 at 7:38 AM

    i belive in God one by one them wil leave nigeria

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