Tuesday, 2 August 2016

Graphic Photos: Troops thwarts Boko Haram attempted attack on Yauri village, Borno State

Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole accompanied by Civilian JTF on Monday, August 1st, successfully thwarted an attempt by Boko Haram terrorists on Yauri Community at the outskirts of Maiduguri
city, Borno State.
In the encounter, the troops killed 5 of the attackers and recovered 2 AK-47 rifles, 1 General Purpose Machine Gun (GPMG), one 60mm Mortar Tube, 1 Fabrique Nationale (FN) rifle, 2 Dane Guns, 2 AK-47 rifle magazines, 2 FN rifle magazines, 131 rounds of 7.62mm (NATO) ammunition, 31 rounds of 7.62mm (Special) ammunitions, a 60mm Bomb,10 Bicycles and the sum of N31,275.00 from the terrorists.

A statement by the Army spokesman, Col. Sani Usman said the general area is calm, while troops have deployed to maintain security in the village and environs.

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