The Nigerian Army on Thursday night said that troops have neutralized five Boko Haram terrorists in Gwoza, including a notorious one known as Adamu Rugurugu.
A statement signed by Colonel Ado Isa, Deputy Director Army Public Relations,
said the troops recovered weapons from the terrorists.
The statement reads: “Troops of 192 Battalion of the Nigerian Army, Sector 1, Operation LAFIYA DOLE, while on patrol in conjunction with the Civilian JTF, along Gwoza-Yamteke on Wednesday 30th January 2019, came across some Boko Haram terrorists attempting to infiltrate the general area.
“On sighting the troops, the terrorists opened fire on them. which lead to a heavy exchange of fire.
“The gallant troops applied superior fighting skills and overpowered the terrorists and neutralised 4 Boko Haram terrorists including Adamu Rugu Rugu a very notorious terrorist, an indegene of Gwoza town, who had been troubling the law abiding citizens of Gwoza and its environment for many years.
“The gallant troops also recovered 2 Machine guns and 2 AK-47 Rifles.
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