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Soldiers Killed 2 BOKO HARAM Terrorists In BIGGORO, WARPAYA

By Mohammad Ibrahim

imageKaduna (Nigeria) — Nigerian troops of 7 Division Strike Group Team B and 22 Task Force Brigade conducted a simultaneous dawn raid on suspected Boko Haram terrorists hideouts at Biggoro, Warpaya and Aura, North of Kumshe in Bama Local Government Area killing two of the militants.

The army said the essence of the operation was stop the reported criminal activities of remnants of Boko Haram terrorists hiding in the three villages.

According to them, the raid became necessary as previous efforts were futile and the suspected terrorists kept coming in search for food, water and shelter.

This was disclosed in a statement signed by Acting Director Army Public Relations, Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman to newsmen.

He said that the surprised dawn attack yielded positive result as the troops discovered well concealed observation posts on trees in the villages constructed by the terrorists to give them early warning of troops movement or approach.

The statement reads that ‘ In addition the troops found out that the observation posts though tree tops, were constructed in such a manner with chairs and ropes to pull up foods and other needs by the sentry without necessarily coming down the trees.

“To also save for the rainy day, the terrorists had underground food storage facilities where they stocked large quantity of foodstuffs.

“The troops killed 2 Boko Haram terrorists and also recovered 3 AK-47 rifles, magazines and ammunitions. They also recovered 2 motorcycles from them. In addition they rescued 2 children from the terrorists,” he said.

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