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Troops of Sector 1 Operation Lafia Dole, in a joint clearance operations with Cameroon Defence Force have killed 27 Boko Haram fighters and recovered cache of arms and ammunitions in a fierce encounter with the terrorist group at the Northern part of Wulgo, Tumbuma, Chikun Gudu and Bukar Maryam villages.

Though some online news platforms reported seven causalities against Government forces, a statement by Nigerian Army insists that there was no casualty on the part of the Nigerian and Cameroonian Forces.

Acting Director Army Public Relations, Colonel Sagir Musa made the disclosure in a statement said that during the operations, 27 terrorists were sent to permanent discomforting sleep.

He added that the following items were recovered: “5 x Gun Trucks, several Motor Cycles, 5 x AK 47 Rifles, 1 x Automatic Revolver Galil Rifle, 1 x G3 Rifle,2 x General Purpose Machine Gun, 2 x Anti Aircraft Guns, 4 x Rocket Propelled Gun Tubes,1 x PK Machine Gun, 1 x M21 Rifle, 1 x Locally Made Dane Gun, l. 5 x Rocket Propelled Gun Tubes Bombs, and 1000 x Assorted rounds of different calibre of ammunitions.”

Others he said include: “5 x AK 47 Magazines, several Links of 12.7 MM, 1 x Land Cruiser Buffalo, 1 x Nissan GT, 1 x Land Cruiser destroyed, and 1 x flag and a Grinding Machine.

Sagir said that that coordinated military operation is ongoing especially in the fringes of Gombaru – Ngala and surrounding areas to deal with the fleeing bandits running out from Multi National Joint Task Force (Op YANCIN TAFKI ) onslaught on their hideouts.

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