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Troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE stationed at Darul Jamel, on the fringes of Sambisa forest, northern part of Borno State, have successfully repelled an attempted attack on their location by remnants of Boko Haram terrorists.
Colonel Sani Usman, in a statement said the terrorists attempted to storm the troops’ location but were routed as the unit killed several of them, including two senior commanders that led the attack.
It added: “The troops recovered 1 Light Machine Gun (LMG) with Registration number 56M-1101229, 1 AK-47 Rifle Magazine, Rocket Propelled Grenade (RPG) Bomb and 1 top cover of an AK-47 Rifle.

“Other items recovered include 395 Rounds of 7.62mm (NATO) ammunition and 15 rounds of 5.5mm by .45

Prior to the attack, troops of the same unit on routine patrol earlier, had cleared an ambush staged by elements of the suspected remnants of the terrorists desperate for food near Banki Junction.ammunition.”



 

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