Dozens of Boko Haram killed in ambush, 6-year-old boy rescued – Nigerian Army

FILE PHOTO: Boko Haram

The Nigerian Army on Saturday said it neutralised dozens of Boko Haram insurgents in an ambush, while they were attempting to cross over to Sambisa forest.

The Director of Army Public Relations, Sani Usman, who disclosed this in a statement in Maiduguri, said many of the terrorists escaped with gunshot wounds.

Mr. Usman, a brigadier general, said that troops of 151 Battalion also rescued a six-year-old boy, when troops laid ambush on fleeing terrorist along Banki-Bula Yobe road in Bama Local Government Area of Borno.

According to him, several items including eight bicycles, cutlasses, and a pair of Boko Haram terrorists Special Forces Uniform were recovered from the insurgents.

He added that the military’s ‘Operation Lafiya Dole,’ had continued to gain successes in it clearance operations in Sambisa forest.



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  • Liberty

    But, how come BHT is still able to win converts and thereby keeps getting recruits endlessly?
    We daily read reports of neutralization of the insurgents like their won’t be any significant male population left in these locations, yet terrorism seems irresolvable.

    • Otile

      What you don’t know is that Boko Haram Muslims are capturing large quantities of weapons from our troops. The troops who see the whole thing as a senseless war are becoming more demoralized than ever. What is worse is that there is no end in sight for this madness. Buratai and the Fulanis are the sole winners in this corrupt war for they have made themselves filthy rich by dishing lucrative contacts anyway they like.