Troops crush 10 Boko Haram fighters, recover arms shortly after new COAS takes command


Shortly after the newly appointed the Chief of Army Staff Gen Faruk Yahaya assumed office, troops of Operation Hadin Kai in Rann the Headquarters of Kala Balge LGA of Borno State in audacious attack foiled and killed several Boko Haram Terrorists.

According to a statement signed by Army spokesperson, Brig. Gen Mohammed Yerima and made available to Defence Correspondents, the terrorists came in their numbers mounted on gun trucks and attempted to infiltrate the main entrance to the town.

“The highly spirited troops were right on hand to counter the move and inflicted a humiliating defeat on the terrorists who abandoned their evil mission and took to their heels”, he said.

Troops successfully destroyed one of the gun trucks and

recovered multiple weapons including one anti-aircraft gun, two machine guns, and eight AK-47 rifles neutralising ten terrorists in the process.

He added that the troops chased the retreating terrorist and ensured there was no further threat to the town and its residents.

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