Monday, 26 September 2016

22 Militants, Four Soldiers Die In Lokomani Attack

The Acting Director Army Public
Relations, Colonel Sani Usman, revealed
this in a statement on Sunday.

Suspected remnants of Boko Haram
fighters numbering about attacked
the troops’ location at Logomani along
Dikwa-Gambarou road, Borno State, in a
three waves attack using 36 Hand
Grenades and Rocket Propelled
Launchers.
Colonel Usman said: “Our troops fought
gallantly and repelled the attack which
lasted for about one hour.
“At the end of the fierce encounter, the
troops counted 22 dead bodies of Boko
Haram fighter.
“They also recovered two AK-47 Rifles,
one FN Rifle, one G3 Rifle and some 36
Hand grenades.
“Unfortunately, we troops lost four
soldiers and their rifles as a result of
the effect of Boko Haram use of Rocket
Propelled Grenades, while two soldiers
were wounded in action.
“The wounded in action have been
evacuated for further medical
management. The location have been
reinforced and replenished while the
troops have continued their clearance
operations.”