In continuation of their exploits against the Boko Haram terrorists, troops of 81 Battalion and 251 Task Force Battalion have intensified offensive actions against the terrorists.
On Tuesday night, the troops laid ambush against some elements of the Boko Haram at two of their crossing points at Komala and Musafanari general area coming from Sambisa forest.
The ambush party decisively dealt with some terrorists on motorcycles in which a number of terrorists were killed and a few others fled with gunshot wounds.
The troops recovered one AK45 rifle with registration number 56-2614519, in addition to a magazine containing nine rounds of 7.62mm (Special), six motorcycles, two bags of salt and other assorted food items as well as various materials for making Improvised Explosive Devices.
he recovered items, the Nigerian Army said on Wednesday, clearly show that the terrorists were out for a nefarious mission, which was aborted by the timely ambushes.
The statement by the Army added: “Consequent upon this, we wish to implore members of the public to kindly oblige us with timely information on the Boko Haram terrorists to enable the military and indeed the security to deal with them decisively.
“The troops in various axis of the theatre are poised for the clearance of the remnants of the Boko Haram terrorists in our country.”