Troops ambush Boko Haram terrorists in Mainok, kill many


By; Jacob Onjewu Dickson
In continuation of their clearance operations of remnants of Boko Haram terrorists in the North East, troops of 212 Tank Battalion, 29 Task Force Brigade, early Wednesday morning laid an ambush on some Boko Haram elements at a major cattle market in Gwai Mainari around Mainok general area.
In a statement on Wednesday evening, signed by Acting Director Army Public Relations, Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman, the Army informed that the ambush party supported by a Quick Response Group (QRG), captured a Hilux vehicle containing eight jerry cans of petroleum, oil and lubricants, large quantity of 7.62mm ammunitions, 127mm ammunitions and 4 AK-47 rifles, as well as 5 hand grenades.
“Some of the terrorists were killed while others escaped with gunshot wounds. It is important to note that more operational strategies are being employed to further flush out the remnants of Boko Haram terrorists wherever they might be hiding in the North East,” it stated.


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