By AUSTIN OWOICHO, Abuja
Nigerian troops on Sunday morning, ambushed Boko Haram troops that were moving from Kombala to Sambisa Forest.
A statement signed by acting Director, Army Public Relations, Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman which AUTHENTIC News Daily got a copy of, two of the terrorists died in the ambush while same number of soldiers were injured.
“Today, at the early hours of the morning, troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE ambushed Boko Haram terrorists crossing into Sambisa forest from Komala and Musafanari axis with logistics items.
“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 statement said.
It further informed that the troops also recovered two AK-47 rifles with registration numbers 565214175 and 5-65399 respectively, four 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,” it add