PHOTOS: 4 Boko Haram Terrorists Killed In Gwoza
Troops of the Operation Lafiya Dole in Nigeria's northeast have killed four suspected members of Boko Haram in Gwoza, a community in Borno State.
It was the outcome of an encounter between troops of 192 Battalion and members of Boko Haram.
A statement by the Nigerian Army said the attack occurred at about 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, January 30.
Members of the Civilian Joint Task Force were part of the patrol team that had a gun battle with the dissident group members.
"At about 9.30 am today 30 January 2019,troops of 192 Battalion Gwoza-Borno State in conjunction with members of Civilian Joint Task Force on a fighting patrol along Gwoza-Yemteke Rd came in contact with unspecified number of BHTs.
"The Gallant Troops
engaged the terrorists in a gun battle, neutralising four of them whilst others
fled with gunshot wounds.
"Items recovered include two AK 47 Rifles and two magazines. Pictures below," the statement read.
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