As part of their determined efforts to rid the society of all known Boko Haram terrorists enclaves and hideouts, troops of 25 Task Force Brigade, based on tip off, conducted a fighting patrol along Damboa-Njaba-Bale road in Borno State.
In a statement by Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman, Acting Director Army Public Relations,
he said the troops encountered and killed 3 suspected Boko Haram terrorists that had been terrorizing the communities around Sabon Gari and Damboa.
Among those killed was the Boko Haram terrorists Ameer (Leader) in Bulayaga. The Ameer was notorious in terrorizing Bale, Wass and Mufurundi villages.
The troops recovered an AK-47 rifle with its magazine, 43 rounds of 7.62mm Special Ammunition, 1 Grinding Machine and 5 Dane Guns. Other items recovered include 7 Motorcycles,21 bags of grains and 2 Boko Haram terrorists flags hoisted.
In a related development, troops of 7 Division Garrison on patrol at Mainari village in Mafa Local Government Area had an encounter with Boko Haram terrorists.
The encounter led to the killing of 9 terrorists and recovery of weapons, which include 4 AK-47 and 1 Pump Action Gun.
The patrol teams have continued to dominate the respective areas.