Photos: 16 Boko Haram terrorists killed, 12 soldiers wounded as troops repel attack in Borno State
Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole at harbour in Kangarwa on Sunday, August 14th, successfully repelled suspected remnants of Boko Haram terrorists attack.
Weapons recovered from the insurgents include 1 Rocket Propelled Grenade 7 tube, 1 Rocket Propelled Grenade bomb, 11 AK-47 Rifle, a 60mm Mortar tube, a dozen of 60mm Mortar bombs, a 36 Hand Grenade, 5 AK-47 rifle magazines, 1 Gionee Handset and 1 Bandolier.
Unfortunately, an officer and 11 soldiers were wounded in action during the encounter. We are glad to state they have all been treated at the unit’s medical facility and are all in stable condition.
The troops have continued to intensify vigilance and high level of alertness through patrols and reconnaissance. It is in line with that the troops went on fighting fighting patrol to Dogon Chikun this morning, recovered one vehicle and rescued 5 people from the Boko Haram terrorists.