- Captures 14 terrrists, gun trucks
By OKOSUN DENNIS
The 8 Task Force Division of the Nigerian Army, in its continued clearance operations in the North East, has decimated Boko Haram terrorists at Chikun Gudu, and captured gun trucks in Borno .
Under the auspices of Operation LAFIYA DOLE, the troops killed a number of terrorists, while others escaped with gun shot wounds.
National Daily reliably gathered that the gallant troops captured gun trucks, arms and ammunition as well as 14 terrorists.
Among the captured weapons included two Toyota Gun trucks stolen from Niger Republic Defence Forces, two Toyota Hilux Gun trucks, one of which was taken by the Boko Haram terrorists from 153 Task Force Battalion location, a 25 HP Yamaha Outboard Engine, two Solar panels and five empty Belts of Anti-Aircraft Guns ammunition links.
National Daily further learnt that, in addition, one Gun bipod, 12 pairs of Boko Haram terrorists fighters uniform, five flags, 37 rounds of 7.62mm (NATO) ammunition, 84 copies of Holy Quran and 270 books on Islamic Literature were recovered.
The troops also recovered and destroyed over 70 motorcycles used by the terrorists to launch attacks, three shops stocked with medical supplies, three other shops with provisions and three wooden boats.
Two Niger Republic drivers’ licenses, two mobile telephone handsets and two wooden slates.
Brigadier General Sani Kukasheka Usman, Director Army Public Relations (DAPR) disclosed that four soldiers were wounded in action and they have evacuated to a medical facility where they are currently receiving treatment.