Thursday, 15 September 2016

Military Kills Four Boko Haram Terrorists, Capture One In Yobe

The spokesman of the 27 Taskforce
Brigade, Lieutenant George Okupe
, while
confirming the killings and the arrest of
the militants in a statement revealed
that the operation was carried out in
Geidam Local Government Area of the
state with the assistance of the local
vigilante group.
The statement reads: “It was observed
that Boko Haram activities were seen
around Jororo via Tombaeji village in
Geidam Local Government Area of Yobe
state and upon alerting securities, an
immediate patrol team was deployed to
the area
“The troops came in contact with the
insurgents promptly around Gajeri
village and a gun duel that lasted for 15
minutes led to the death of the four
insurgents with the capture of one.”
The troop according to the statement
recovered two General Purpose Machine
Gun (GPMG) two AK 47 Riffles and 144
rounds of 7.62 mm of special
ammunition.
The statement also said that security
forces recovered two KASEA motorcycle
from the insurgents and were
immediately set ablaze by the troops.
The Army has called on the people of
the state to continue to support security
operatives in the fight against the
insurgents for the full restoration of
peace in the state.
The activities of the Boko Haram
militants have drooped in recent times
as attacks on communities and
individuals have reduced drastically
sequel to the heavy onslaught on the
militants by security forces since the
assumption of the Buhari
administration.