Operatives of the Nigeria Army on Sunday night eliminated at least 11 Boko Haram terrorist during a gun battle in Gwoza Local Government Area of Borno State.
According to PRNigeria, the Solider recovered a dozen AK-47 rifles, anti-aircraft gun, motorcycles and several other items from the terrorists.
Meanwhile, an intelligence source said that the insurgents were killed while trying to attack troops of 192 Battalion, from the Gwoza Madara mountain with sporadic gunfire.
The source said, “The Tango 9 troops responded rapidly, by engaging the terrorists with a high volume of firepower and instantly neutralised some of them, while others were forced to retreat.”
“We have counted at least eleven corpses of the terrorists after exploring the general area. With the aid of heavy firing and mortar bombs, troops engaged them at their mountainous den, “he said.