Soldiers injured, missing after Guro Gongon battle

Nigerian army novEMEKA OKONKWO 

ABUJA, (CAJ News) – THE Army has killed an unspecified number of terrorists during clearance patrols at Guro Gongon village and environs in Borno State.

However, 19 soldiers and three civilian joint taskforce members were wounded in action were injured.

The army destroyed the terrorists’ makeshift camps and recovered some weapons, equipment and foodstuff in the process.

The wounded have been evacuated and are responding to treatment, while a search and rescue party comprising of Special Forces personnel has since been dispatched to establish contact with the missing in action troops.
“It is pertinent to state that, no stone would be left unturned until every person involved in the operation has been accounted for,” Army spokesperson, Sani Usman, said.

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