Today, at the early hours of the morning, troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE ambushed Boko Haram terrorists crossing into Sambisa forest from Komala and Musafanari axis with logistics items.
The ambush party killed 2 Boko Haram terrorists, while 2 soldiers sustained gunshot wounds.
The wounded have since been airlifted and are receiving treatment at a military medical facility.
The troops also recovered 2 AK-47 rifles with registration numbers 565214175 and 5-65399 respectively, 4 AK-47 rifle magazines fully loaded, 25 litres of petrol, as well as assorted food items.
They also recovered a motorcycle and 2 bicycles amongst other items from the terrorists.
Thank you for your kind cooperation.
Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman
Acting Director Army Public Relations