Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman, the acting Director Army Public Relations on Sunday stated that troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE ambushed Boko Haram terrorists crossing into Sambisa forest from Komala and Musafanari axis with logistics items.
TROOPS AMBUSH BOKO HARAM TERRORISTS IN MUSAFANARI pic.twitter.com/a9TF4ZbVlz
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According to Col Usman, the attack was carried out in the he early hours of the morning, The ambush party killed 2 Boko Haram terrorists, while 2 soldiers sustained gunshot wounds. The wounded have since been airlifted and are receiving treatment at a military medical facility. The troops also recovered 2
AK-47 rifles with registration numbers 565214175 and 5-65399 respectively, 4 AK-47 rifle magazines fully loaded, 25 litres of petrol, as well as assorted food items. They also recovered a motorcycle and 2 bicycles amongst other items from the terrorists.