Nigerian Army said its troops fighting Boko Haram in the North-East region have killed 4 terrorists in battle.
The Army said the soldiers who were on fighting patrol to rid elements of the terrorists from their camps encountered the suspected elements holed up at the primary school in Duwabafi village in Borno State last Sunday.
According to a statement by Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Colonel Sani Usman, “Nigerian troops from 243 Battalion under 5 Brigade Nigerian Army on patrol, Sunday, engaged some terrorists in a fierce battle killing four of them while others escaped.
Hr said the terrorists who had converted a primary school in Duwabafi village, Borno State, to their camp and were armed with AK 47 rifles, also converted a part of the school to their logistic materials base.
“There was heavy exchange of gunfire in which the patrol killed 4 suspected Boko Haram terrorists, recovered 2 AK-47 rifles, 4 various sizes of solar energy panels, several types of drugs and 5 motorcycles.
“The patrol has returned to base and is further re-strategizing for more onslaughts on all remaining vestiges of Boko Haram elements within the area.

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