16 Boko Haram Members Killed As Army Recovers Weapon Arsenal In Borno

Nigerian Army say it killed 16 Boko Haram and recuperated a weapons arsenal amid its clearance activity in Mairari town in Monguno Local Government Area of Borno.
Col. Onyema Nwachukwu, Deputy Director Public Relations, Theater Command Operation Lafiya Dole, revealed this in an announcement in Maiduguri.
Nwachukwu said that the troops additionally recouped two weapon trucks surrendered by the guerillas amid the experience.
"The radicals in three vehicles, including Gun trucks had invaded and assaulted the network, when troops at the development were cautioned by local people .
"The troops bolstered by the Air Task Force quickly reacted to the assault slaughtering 16 agitators and catching two trucks stacked with weapons surrendered by the extremists, as they took a stab at getting away , having been overpowered by the predominant discharge control from the troops.
"The brave troops likewise recouped 163 Rounds of Anti Aircraft Gun Ammunition amid the wild experience," he said.
Amid the fire battle, he stated, four regular citizens and a trooper tragically, managed shifting degrees of damage and have been quickly emptied to a Military Hospital, where they as of now accepting medicinal consideration.
"The FOB has been additionally strengthened with extra troops, while battling watches are on the trail of the radicals who fled the assault.
He said that regularity has been reestablished and the general population of Mongonu Local Government Area are charged to stay cautious and report any suspicious person(s) or exercises as they approach their ordinary business.

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