PHOTOS: Troops foil Boko Haram attempt to overrun Marte, Borno State


Neutralise many, seize cache of arms/ammunition

Boko Haram, Troops

By Kingsley Omonobi – Abuja

Barely two weeks after Boko Haram criminal elements suffered a tactical boomerang when scores of the terrorists met their waterloo and many others maimed as they mistakenly stepped on the same improvised explosive device that they had earlier planted against own troops, the terrorists have again suffered many losses from resilient troops of the Nigerian Army.

In yet another incident of tactical boomerang in the face of superior tactics and training, in the early hours of 18th November 2019, troops of 153 Task Force Battalion deployed at New Marte embarked on fighting patrol to Dikwa in Dikwa LGA of Borno State to hunt and destroy remnant of Boko Haram criminals in the general area.

This time around, the troops encountered an ambush staged against them by some remnants of the criminal Boko Haram insurgents along the patrol route at Ala Village, 7 km away from New Marte.

A statement by Col Aminu…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper