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More Boko Haram members in Borno reach their finish line amid Army ambush

The Troops of Mobile Strike Teams (MSTs) 21, on operation LAFIYA DOLE, deployed within the 21 Brigade Nigerian Army Area of Operations, in the early hours of Monday, laid a successful ambush on a suspected Boko Haram terrorists crossing point along Firgi- Banki Junction road, Borno State.
The Troops neutralized a large number of the Boko Haram terrorists, while other terrorists sustained gunshot wounds, a statement by the Director, Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Sani Kukasheka Usman said.
“The troops recovered the following items from the terrorists; 18 Bicycles, 15 Bags of grains, 17 Gallons of grain, 5 Empty gallons, 6 Cutlasses, a Sword, water bottles and pairs of slippers.”
The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant-General TY Buratai, through the Theatre Commander, Operation LAFIYA DOLE, Major-General Ibrahim Attahiru, recently inaugurated the Mobile Strike Teams (MSTs).
“The teams are highly trained and well-equipped groups injected into Operation LAFIYA DOLE with the mandate of securing the Main Supply Routes (MSRs) in addition to conducting limited clearance operations,” Kukasheka explained.

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