Soldiers neutralize 13 Boko Haram Insurgents in Borno [PHOTOS]
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Soldiers neutralize 13 Boko Haram Insurgents in Borno [PHOTOS]

Dumebi Ifeanyi

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Troops of 119 Task Force Battalion, 8 Division Nigerian Army, deployed at Kangarwa, Kukawa Local Government Area of Northern Borno State, have yesterday neutralized 13 Boko Haram terrorists in a counter-attack carried out by the troops.





Unfortunately, 1 soldier paid the supreme price during the encounter, while 3 soldiers were wounded in action.
The offensive which began at about 4.00pm and lasted for roughly four hours, necessitated the troops calling for air support to which the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) promptly responded by dispatching an Intelligence Surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) aircraft and a Ground Attack Fighter Aircraft in support of the ground offensive.



The fierce counter also saw some insurgents fleeing with gunshot wounds and abandoning logistics and weapons.

The troops also neutralized 2 Hilux vehicles belonging to the insurgents and recovered the following; a Hilux vehicle, 1 Browning Machine Gun (BMG), 1 Anti Aircraft Gun (AAG), 2 General Purpose Machine Guns (GPMG), 1 Light Machine Gun (LMG), 2 Rocket Propelled Guns Seven (RPG 7) tubes and bombs, 5 AK-47 Rifles and 550 Rounds of Anti-Aircraft Gun ammunition.

Dumebi Ifeanyi is a Publisher and Writer. A student of the school of Ruthless Pragmatism and a Computer Science Graduate. He is also an Alumnus of the Nigerian Institute of Journalism, Lagos. He is Passionate about Nigeria and has great interests in Governance and Politics.

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Updated on March 17, 2019 at 11:56 pm