Nigerian Army troops deal deadly blow to Boko Haram


A Boko Haram terrorists’ truck set on fire by Nigerian troops in Damaturu

By Sumaila Ogbaje

The Nigerian Army troops of 29 Task Force Brigade, Operation Lafiya Dole (OPLD), deployed at Jakana, near Maiduguri on Sunday dealt a deadly blow to Boko Haram Terrorists at Mainok axis and Lambawa forest.

The counter led to the killing of several of the terrorists, while others retreated with gun shot wounds.

The fierce battle took place at Lambawa forest and Mainok areas when the troops encountered an ambush around Mainok – Jakana general area.

Jakana, a town located about 50km from Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, has of recent seen an increased terrorists activities of which the resilient troops have been able to effectively repel.

The encounter on Sunday evening came shortly after the Chief of Army Staff,  Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, arrived at the 29 task force brigade camp on operational visit.

When he was at the camp, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) gathered that credible…

Source: News Agency of Nigeria