Army soldiers security
Army soldiers security

Army Kills One Boko Haram, other Terrorists Flee in Mairari
Troops of Sector 3 Operation LAFIYA DOLE deployed at Mairari in conjunction with Civilian Joint Task Force while on routine patrol in Mairari and environs on Sunday 7 October 2018 encountered suspected Boko Haram terrorists.

A member of the Boko Haram terrorists was neutralised while several others fled into nearby bushes with gunshot injuries during the encounter.

Items recovered include:
a. One AK47 rifle.
b. Four  Magazines.
c. One 36 Hand Grenade.
d. 13 rounds of 7.62mm special ammunition.

Unfortunately, a member of the Civilian Joint Task Force sustained gunshot wound and has since been evacuated to Sector 3 medical facility for attention.

5. The public is therefore advised to report any suspicious movements or activities in their area to  security agency for prompt action.

Brigadier General
Director Army Public Relations