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Nigerian Army ambush, kill two Boko Haram food suppliers

Two members of the Boko Haram terrorists were on Friday ambushed and killed by the Nigerian Army at Malamti Village in Guzamala Local Government council of Borno.

The ambushed terrorists were said to be food and logistic suppliers to the dreaded Boko Haram group.

This was made public by the Deputy Director, Army Publication Relations, 8 Division, Col. Timothy Antigha.

He disclosed that during the operation, the army recovered food items, consumables, ammunition and animals from the insurgents.

“At about 3.00 a.m. on Thursday, troops responding to a distress call, intercepted terrorists mounted on 14 horses in Malamti village, Guzamala Local Government Area of Bornu State.

“The troops killed two terrorists; recovered two AK-47 riffles, three magazines, 26 rounds of 7.26 mm ammunition and one hand grenade from the insurgents.” He said..

He also added that permanents of Boko Haram terrorist in the Lake Chad Basin have denied access to logistic within the area

“Other items include 18 mobile phones, three mini solar panels, soaps, detergents, bundles of assorted clothes and 8 horses.

“Unfortunately, two soldiers who sustained injuries during the engagement are currently receiving medical attention,” he said.


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