Saturday, February 16, 2019
Advertisement

Soldier dies as troops repel attack by Boko Haram ‘mercenaries’

Soldier dies as troops repel attack by Boko Haram ‘mercenaries’
July 05
07:20 2017
Advertisement

The Nigerian army said a soldier died on Monday when troops neutralised a number of mercenaries hired by the Mamman Nur faction of the Boko Haram terrorist group at Gulumba Gana in Bama local government area of Borno.

Sani Usman, the army spokesperson, made this known in a statement on Tuesday.

He said that the terrorists’ mercenaries met their Waterloo on Monday when they attempted to attack 81 division task force battalion’s location at Gulumba Gana.

“The troops successfully dealt with the terrorists and pursued those that escaped and recovered two AK-47 Rifles and two magazines of nine round of ammunition, two AGL bombs, several empty cases of Shilka gun ammunition, AGL bomb and one damaged mobile phone handset,” he said.

“Similarly troops of 3 Battalion located at Logomani, Dikwa LGA, Borno State, neutralized 3 Boko Haram, captured one alive and recovered three AK-47 rifles from Mamman Nur faction that dared to attack their location.

“However, we lost a soldier during the pursuit.”

RECEIVE ALERTS FROM THECABLE

BBM CHANNEL C0038F78B
WHATSAPP 08113975334
TWITTER @thecableng
Copyright 2019 TheCable. All rights reserved. This material, and other digital content on this website, may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed in whole or in part without prior express written permission from TheCable.
Tags
Advertisement

Social Comments

0 Comments

No Comments Yet!

Let me tell You a sad story ! There are no comments yet, but You can be first one to comment this article.

Write a comment

Write a Comment

Your email address will not be published.
Required fields are marked *

*

Advertisement
Advertisement

Exchange Rates

NOTE: The black market rates represent the most prevalent. They could be slightly higher or lower among different sellers.
February 15, 2019USDGBPEUR
INTERBANK306397354
LAGOS362475413
KANO361474413
PH361475412
ABUJA362476413
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement