The Nigeria Army says two Boko Haram terrorists were killed in an ambush in Bama LGA of Borno state.
“On Friday 22nd September 2017, based on confirmed information, 202 Battalion, Operation LAFIYA DOLE, dispatched 2 ambush teams towards Feri-Feri and Tashan Goto axis in Bama Local Government Area of Borno State,’ a statement by the Nigerian Army said.
“Both teams came in contact with suspected Boko Haram terrorists trying to cross and dealt decisively with them by neutralizing 2 terrorists and recovered 2 bicycles and 3 wheelbarrows.”
According to the statement, the teams also canalised suspected Boko Haram terrorists while trying to circumnavigate the ditch at Shetimari, causing them to flee into the bush with gunshot wounds as traces of blood were seen during exploitation.
Meanwhile, on Saturday, 23 September, troops of 201 Battalion, 21 Brigade while on fighting patrol together with Mobile Strike Team 21, discovered an Improvised Explosive Device along Bama-Aulari road.
It was however safely detonated by the Explosive Ordinance Device team attached to the patrol team.
In a related development, troops of 7 Brigade Garrison on 20th September 2017, arrested a suspected physically challenged Boko Haram terrorists’ informant, Mr. Audu Usman at Doron Baga in Borno State, a statement signed by Brigadier General Sani Kukasheka Usman said.