Troops Kill 30 Suspected Insurgents

 Troops Kill 30 Suspected Insurgents

Troops of the 121 Task Force Battalion in Pulka, Borno State, yesterday killed 30 suspected insurgents as they attempted to ambush a convoy of Gwoza Local Government officials.
The insurgents detonated an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) and began shooting, but they were repelled by troops escorting the officials.
The Caretaker Committee Chairman of Gwoza, Saeed Salisu Sambo, who was in the convoy, praised the troops for their prompt response.
He said no life was lost.
“I praise the gallantry of the troops, led by Patrol Commanders of the 121BN, Captain S. Suleiman and Lt. N. Ayuba,” he said.
Some soldiers were injured in the encounter and are receiving treatment at Maimalari Barracks Hospital.


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