At least, three members of Boko Haram have reportedly killed during an ambush laid by Nigerian Army in conjunction with Civilian Joint Task Force (JTF), on receiving tips about the group’s movement along Banki Road Junction, Pulka in Gwoza
As gathered, the the troops were said to had successfully ambushed the terror group along Banki Road Junction, Pulka in Gwoza, Borno, killing three members on Thursday night.
The Deputy Director, Public Relations, Nigerian Army Col. Ado Isa, disclosed that the operation that lead to killing of group’s member followed credible information from some patriotic Nigerians about terrorists’ movement around Pulka in Gwoza general area.
Through a statement on Friday, Isa hinted that other members of the terror group were reportedly wounded during the ambush and that there were no casualties on side of Nigerian Army or Civilian JTF.
He addeded that druign the operation, two AK 47 rifles and two bicycles were recovered by the troops.
“Similarly, at about 2250 hours on Thursday, in what seems like a reprisal attack to avenge the lost of their members in the ambush conducted by the troops, some marauders/criminals woefully attacked the Delta Company Location of the SRA at Pulka.
“Consequently, troops swiftly responded by effectively repelling the attack, one bandit lost his life and one AK 47 rifle was recovered.
“No casualty was recorded by the JTF or the troops.
“The Acting GOC 7 Division and Commander Sector 1 Operation LAFIYA DOLE Brig.-Gen. A.K Ibrahim was in SRA Pulka where he interacted with the troops.
“He commended them for the successes so far and urged them to remain committed and unwavering in the struggle to end the insurgency,” he said.