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Boko Haram: Nigerian Army celebrates after successful strike in Borno

A successful raiding o the Boko Haram sect in a village in Borno has been carried out by the Nigerian Army in collaboration with others – For the Army, it is heartwarming to know that no soldier was killed in the process -The Army further listed some of the items recovered from the Boko Haram sect

The Nigerian Army, on Sunday, September 8, announced it successfully cleared the Gworege village in Dikwa local government area, Borno state of Boko Haram terrorists. In a statement by Col Sagir Musa, acting spokesperson of the Army, the successful raiding of the terrorists followed credible information from the locals about their presence. The statement obtained by Legit.ng said troops of the 22 Brigade/Super Camp Dikwa, in conjunction with the Civilian Joint Task Force (C-JTF), local vigilantes and hunters, conducted the successful raid and clearance operation.

“The terrorists engaged the troops in a fire fight but had to flee as a result of superior fire power from the troops,” the statement said. It added that after a search on the village, the soldiers recovered: 1. 6 x AK 47 Rifles 2. 66 x 7.62 MM ammunition “No soldier was killed, wounded or missing in action. Unfortunately, a hunter was wounded, is receiving treatment at the 22 Brigade medical centre in Dikwa, he has been stabilized and is fast recovering,” it said adding that many of the terrorists “met their waterloo during the encounter.”

Legit.ng earlier reported that the convoy of the Borno state governor, Babagana Zulum, was allegedly attacked by Boko Haram terrorists on Thursday night, September 5. According to the report, security sources disclosed that Zulum’s convoy was attacked at Konduga, around 9pm, as the governor returned from a trip to Bama local government area. It was gathered that as part of his ‘familiarity and need assessment tour’ of the 27 local government areas in the state, Zulum had visited Bayo, Kwaya Kusar, Askira Uba and Gwoza.

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