Nigeria, Cameroon Troops Kill 27 Boko Haram Terrorists, Seize Weapons

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Boko Haram insurgents
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Nigeria and Cameroon troops have killed 27  Boko Haram terrorists, destroyed gun trucks and recovered arms and ammunition belonging to the terrorists in a joint clearance operations

Col. Sagir Musa, the Acting Director Army Public Relations, made this known in a statement today.

According to Musa, the troops’ encounter with the terrorists took place in the Northern part of Wulgo, Tumbuma, Chikun Gudu, and Bukar Maryam villages.

He said no casualty was recorded among the Nigerian and Cameroonian forces.

He listed items recovered to include, five gun trucks, five AK 47 rifles, one automatic revolver Galil rifle, one G3 rifle, two General Purpose Machine gun and two Anti Aircraft guns.

Others were four Rocket Propelled gun tubes, one PK machine gun, one M21 rifle, one locally made Dane gun, five Rocket Propelled gun tube bombs and 1000 assorted rounds of different calibre ammunition.

Also recovered from them were five AK 47 magazines, several links of 12.7 MM, one land Cruiser Buffalo, one Nissan GT, several motorcycles, one flag and a grinding machine, while one land Cruiser was destroyed.

Musa also disclosed that coordinated military operation was ongoing, especially in the fringes of Gombaru-Ngala and surrounding areas to deal with terrorists fleeing from the onslaught of the Multinational Joint Task Force.