Two Boko Haram fighters that were attempting to plant Improvised Explosive Devices have been killed by the Nigerian troops..
The Nigerian Army under Operation Lafiya Dole shot dead the two Boko Haram fighters at the Wala area of Borno State.
How Nigerian Troop conquer Boko Haram
Troops of 26 Task Force Brigade under Operation Halaka Dodo, a sub-exercise of Operation Lafiya Dole, shot dead the insurgents. The Boko Haram were defeated by the Nigerian troops after a night of ambush at the Wala crossing point.
The army said on Thursday that despite a downpour, the terrorists attempted to bury the IEDs on the road. However, two of them were killed by the troops, while others escaped with gunshot injuries.
Boko Haram weapons recover
”Several weapons were recovered from the terrorists. The recovered weapon were two AK-47 rifles, three magazines, 32 rounds of 7.62mm special ammunition and four primed IEDs.
Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Col Sagir Musa, said, “Troops of 26 Task Force Brigade successfully thwarted the terrorists’ efforts.