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Troops Repel Boko Haram Attack In Borno, Recover Ammunition [SEE LIST]

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The Multinational Joint Task Force on Sunday said its troops successfully repelled a fresh attack by Boko Haram insurgents at Gambari axis, Gajiram Town in Nganzai Local Government Area of Borno State.

Col. Mohammed Dole, Chief Information Officer, made the disclosure in a statement on Sunday.

Dole disclosed that the troops of MNJTF Sector 3 Monguno came under heavy attack along Gajiram following ambush by the insurgents.

He explained that the troops engaged the insurgents in a fierce battle and repelled the attack.

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Dole revealed that the troops neutralised four of the Boko Haram terrorists, recovered several high calibre ammunition from the insurgents while they fled with gunshot wounds.

The items recovered are:

– 3 AK 47 rifles

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– 10 united 7.62mm special rounds

– 1 unit 36 HG

– 1 Magazine Carrier

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– Assorted drugs

– 1 Hair comb

– 1 car charger

– 2 touch light

– 1 Tecno phone set

–  A bag of beans.

According to him, one solder unfortunately sustained injury, and he is receiving treatment at a military medical facility.

Earlier, the Force Commander MNJTF Major General Abdul Khalifah Ibrahim had charged troops to maintain the tempo and adopt aggressive posture in dealing with insurgents with a view to denying them freedom of action.