Nigerian Army Releases Photos From Konduga Battle

The Nigerian army in a response to the demands of some Nigerians agitation for evidence to support it claims of defeating the terrorists who attempted to seize Konduga on Friday, has released some images from the battlefield

 

The destroyed terrorists operational vehicles after Konduga battle

 

The military explained that the images were released as part of efforts to convince Nigerians that the military is capable and ready to protect the citizens.  It said some pictures that could offend the senses of the public were deliberately not added, Sahara Reporters said.

Capture

It would be recalled that Nigerian military troops on Friday reportedlyengaged in about three hours fierce gunfight with over 100 insurgents, and eventually forced them to retreat.   It was reported that the terrorist group also suffered a lot of casualties and weapons during the gun battle.

According to a statement issued by Col. Timothy Antigha of the Nigerian Army Public Relations Directorate, items recovered include three Hilux vans and one Buffalo vehicles with mounted Anti-aircraft guns, three General Purpose Machine guns, over 30 AK 47 rifles and two global positioning systems.

 

Flag of the terrorists on one of the captured vehicle by Nigerian troops in Konduga

 

Col. Antigha also revealed that some Nigerian soldiers sustained bullet wounds during the battle, while the area is still being search for terrorists who might have escaped with bullet wounds. He assured that the morale of the soldiers remains very high.

Nigerian troops with captured ammunition from Konduga operationRecovered ammunition from terrorists in Konduga.   Image credit: PRNigeria

 

Meawhile, Kondoga, has reportedly witnessed numerous attacks from terrorists in the past, a development which compelled several residence to relocate to Maiduguri, Borno State capital and  Yobe State.

3 Comments

  • They army won the fight coz they did not wait for the stupid command of their commander, by riksing their lives. I salut u Nigerian Army, I believed u can do more than that coz u done it b4, in some African countries

  • With all sincerity I dearly saulte U the foot soldiers for Ur sefless sacrifice for our only country. But oga soldier abeg o na only ONE TOYOTA HILUX PICK UP TRUCK is there in the picture. Except I. No see well

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