Boko Haram returns to Sambisa forest

Must Read

Disbandment Of SARS: Shehu Sani Commends IGP Adamu

Former lawmaker, Senator Shehu Sani has commended the Inspector General of Police, Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu on...

Nasarawa Governor Signs Death Penalty Bill For Kidnappers

Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa says his state is no longer safe for kidnappers while accenting a bill which...

Supreme Court Fines APC, David Lyon’s Lawyers N60m

While the All Progressive Congress(APC) would still be battling with the harsh reality that it has lost Bayelsa state, the...

Coronavirus Caused By Corruption, Magu Insists (Video)

The acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, has insisted that the raging Coronavirus is...

Dickson, Diri Sing Worship Songs To Celebrate Supreme Court Victory (Video)

Former Governor of Bayelsa State, Seriake Dickson and incumbent Governor, Senator Douye Diri has reacted to the Supreme Court's...

Boko Haram terrorists have returned to Sambisa Forest, Borno State, with troops of the Nigerian Army killing seven of them in their latest encounter, while scores escaped with gunshot injuries.

The troops also recovered 11 gun trucks, 12 Hilux vehicles, two double-barrelled rifles and 30 bicycles abandoned by the fleeing terrorists.

The military said a workshop used by the insurgents for making Improvised Explosive Device was also sighted and destroyed.

According to the army, the joint operation with the air force on Friday in the Sambisa area also left two soldiers injured after the gun battle.

The Director, Army Public Relations, Brig Gen Sani Usman, said residents of Borno, Adamawa and Yobe states should be on the lookout for the fleeing Boko Haram terrorists.

Usman noted that any suspected terrorist seen with gun injuries should be reported at the nearest military location or police station.

He said, “Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole involved in Operation Deep Punch II dealt decisively with some remnants of the Boko Haram terrorists hibernating in the Sambisa Forest.”

Source: ( Punch Newspaper )

- Advertisement -
Ad ==> Discover how a young Nigerian graduate now makes a consistent 40k per week doing a legitimate online business. You too can start yours now, click here!!!

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

More Articles Like This

- Advertisement -