Nigerian Troops Kill Boko Haram Terrorists In Offensive On Sambisa Forest

Nigerian Troops Kill Boko Haram Terrorists In Offensive On Sambisa Forest [GRAPHIC PHOTOS]

By PR Nigeria on March 4, 2016
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Boko Haram Borno Sambisa Forest
Nigerian soldiers patrol in the north of Borno state close to a Islamist extremist group Boko Haram former camp on June 5, 2013 near Maiduguri. | Quentin Leboucher/AFP/Getty Images

Troops of 21 Brigade Bama, under 7 Division area of  operational responsibility, in a blocking position, have at the early hours of today, cleared escaping Boko Haram terrorists that came through Sabsawa axis of Sambisa forest.

The troops also recovered a Toyota Hilux, 2 AK-47 rifles with registration numbers 58006915 and KO 35839, as well as 37 rounds of 12.7mm metal linked ammunition.

Unfortunately, one officer sustained injury during the encounter. He is however in a stable condition.

Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman
Acting Director Army Public Relations

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