Troopers Kill Seven Infamous Boko Haram Terrorists In Yobe


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Some infamous Boko Haram terrorists have met their finish after participating Nigerian troopers in a gun battle.


It was gathered that troops of operation Hearth Ball killed seven of the suspected Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs) and rescued a lady and three youngsters in operations carried out on Sunday and Monday, the Defence Headquarters (DHQ) stated Tuesday.


It stated the troops additionally destroyed gun vehicles belonging to the criminals in addition to recovered cache of arms and ammunition.


Based on a press release by performing Director, Defence Media Operations, Brig.-Gen. Bernard Onyeuko, the terrorists suffered main casualties as troops continued aggressive and responsive posture aimed toward routing remnants of Boko Haram and Islamic State West Africa Province from all recognized enclaves within the north east.


He stated on November 7 and eight, troops of 27 Process Pressure Brigade positioned at Buni Gari in Gujba Native Authorities Space (LGA) of Yobe State killed 5 marauding terrorists who tried to infiltrate the city.

“The gallant troops of the Brigade who had been on excessive alert fought relentlessly forcing the terrorists to withdraw in disarray because of the troops’ superior firepower. Nonetheless, the unrelenting troops gave a scorching pursuit and inflicted heavy casualties on the fleeing insurgents.


“Within the aftermath of the decisive encounter, 5 Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists had been neutralised whereas one fabricated (VBL) Armoured Personnel Provider (APC), a BHT gun truck, one NSVT anti-aircraft gun, one QJC anti- plane gun, a Rocket Propelled Grenade (RPG) tube, a PKT gun, a Basic Objective Machine Gun (GPMG), one QJC Further Barrel, six AK47 rifles and 311 rounds of seven.62mm ammunition NATO (hyperlinks). “Additional exploitation is being carried out because the resilient troops proceed to dominate the world with aggressive patrols.

“Relatedly, on November 8, troops of 151 Process Pressure Battalion deployed at Particular Response Space Miyanti in Bama LGA of Borno State whereas on combating patrol made contact with a pocket of Boko Haram criminals.

“The gallant troops instinctively engaged the criminals with heavy quantity of fireside and consequently destroyed their hideout. The troops additional rescued one lady and three youngsters unhurt from the criminals. Two bicycles and different gadgets had been recovered from the fleeing insurgents,” he stated.


Onyeuko stated troops of Military Siper Camp 7 in Bama, Borno State, foiled a suicide bomb try on their camp on November 3, including {that a} feminine suicide bomber was detected and neutralised earlier than she may execute her mission.

“In one other improvement, troops of Military Tremendous Camp 11 deployed at Gamboru on Three November, performed a sturdy Clearance/Preventing Patrol to clear suspected Boko Haram criminals hideouts at Bulama Lumbe and Ndufu Villages.

“The gallant troops got here involved with the criminals and engaged them with heavy quantity of fireside neutralising two Boko Haram criminals and forcing others to flee with attainable gunshot wounds. The troops captured one AK47 rifle and two Boko Haram terrorists’ flags.

“The troops of Operation FIRE BALL are hereby recommended for his or her resilience, doggedness and dedication exhibited throughout the above encounters. They’re equally inspired to not relaxation on the successes to date achieved however construct on them,” he stated.


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