Troops kill seven terrorists, recover military uniforms, arms
Troops of the 7 Brigade Nigerian Army in Maiduguri Borno state early on Sunday during an ambush in Dawashi killed seven suspected terrorists and recovered military uniforms and other items.
A statement issued by the acting Director Army Public Relations Col. Sani Usman said the troops recovered several items from the suspected terrorists after the boko haram members fled from the superior military fire power.
The statement reads in part: “Troops of 7 Brigade have ambushed and killed 7 Boko Haram terrorists at Dawashi early this morning.
“The gallant troops that laid in wait at the terrorists suspected crossing point engaged them on sight, killed the 7 terrorists and recovered 1 Peugeot Station Wagon loaded with 2,010 litres of Premium Motor Spirit packed in 67 Jerri cans, uniforms, some materiels and Improvised Explosive making Devices (IEDs).
“Others items recovered include, dry cell batteries, 1 AK-47 rifle, tools and fish.”