Troops of 113 Battalion of the Nigerian Army on Thursday conducted a fighting patrol to Dunga general area where they discovered and destroyed a Boko Haram Terrorists’ camp at Alajeri village in Guzamala Local Government Area of Borno State.
The discovery was sequel to “reliable” information on the presence of some insurgents in the area.
The army spokesperson, Col. Sani Usman, in a statement on Friday, said during the operation, the troops killed 40 Boko Haram terrorists and captured 1 General Purpose Machine Gun (GPMG), 1 Rocket Propelled Grenade 7 ( RPG 7), 6 AK-47 rifles, 2 Fabrique Nationale rifles, 10 magazines, 188 rounds of 7.62mm (NATO) ammunition and 64 rounds of 7.62mm (Special) ammunition.
“Other items recovered by the troops included 3 mobile phones, 6 copies of Holy Quran and 20 Motorcycles.
“The troops are in high spirits because of the success of the operation coupled with the fact that there was no casualty or injury on the part of the troops”, the statement read.