5 soldiers killed as Boko Haram ambush troops

Troops of 271 Tasks Force Battalion deployed in Operation Lafiya
Dole were on Thursday ambushed by Boko Haram.
The incident occurred along Pridang – Bitta in Gwoza Local
Government Area of Borno State.
Brigadier General Texas Chukwu, Director Army Public Relations, in
a statement said during the fight, troops ran into Improvised
Explosive Device (IED) buried on the road by the sect.
He added: “In the fire fight that ensued, the gallant troops fought
through the ambush, they neutralized several Boko Haram
Terrorists, while others fled with gunshot wounds.
“Sadly, five military personnel paid the supreme price as a result of
the Improvised Explosive Device attack.


  1. Good update

  2. ok

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