Troops of the Nigerian army, on Friday killed seven militants in Bakassi Local Government Area of Cross River State, after a failed attack on its position by unrepentant militant group, the Bakassi Strike Force.
This was contained in a press statement issued by the Public Relations Officer (APRO) of the 13 brigade, Nigerian army, Calabar, Captain Kayode Owolabi.
According to the statement, the foiled operation was led by wanted leader of the militant group, Benjamin Ene, alias G1.
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It was gathered that the Army on Wednesday said its troops, Operation Lafiya Dole, killed nine suspected terrorists at Bulabulin, Borno.
Sani Usman, acting Director, Army Public Relations, said in a statement that the troops had also wounded several others in the fight which lasted for about an hour.
“The troops’ hand held radio was, however, badly damaged during the encounter,” Mr. Usman said.
Mr. Usman said two AK-47 rifles, two hand grenades, one Improvised Explosive Device (IEDs), five jerrycans of Premium Motor […]
Scores are feared killed after a fresh Boko Haram attack occurred outside a church in Borno.
The attack happened shortly after morning service on Sunday in Kwamjilari village, about 30 kilometres (19 miles) east of the town of Chibok, in Borno state.
“Some of the worshippers remained around the church and the gunmen opened fire and eight men died,” said Luka Damina, from nearby Kautikeri village, where locals fled. Boko Haram “Unknown to the residents, the gunmen had stationed some of their […]