ABUJA, (CAJ News) – TROOPS of the Operation Lafiya Dole stationed at Darul Jamel, on the fringes of Sambisa forest have repelled at attack by suspected Boko Haram insurgents and killed an unspecified number of alleged terrorists in the process.
It is reported the alleged terrorists attempted to storm the troops’ location Monday night but troops killed several of them, including two senior commanders that reportedly led the attack.
The troops recovered a light machine gun AK-47 rifle magazine, rocket propelled bomb and a top cover of an AK-47 rifle.
Other items recovered include rounds of ammunition.
Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman, Army spokesperson, said prior to the attack, the troops of the same unit on routine patrol earlier, had cleared an ambush staged by elements of the suspected remnants of the terrorists desperate for food near Banki Junction.
– CAJ News