The Nigerian Army has announced the death of a soldier and four Boko Haram fighters in the latest clash between the two sides.
Colonel Timothy Antigha, the Deputy Director of Army Public Relations, 8 Task Force Division gave details of the duel on Saturday, May 13.
The statement read: “Troops of 145 and 158 Task Force Battalions, 5 Brigade Nigerian Army, have yesterday smashed a fish smuggling ring perpetrated by Boko Haram terrorists to fund their criminal activities.
some of the recovered foodstuff
“The success was recorded during a joint ambush operation conducted in Julari village, along Kareto – Damasak road, Borno State. During the operation, troops neutralized 4 Boko Haram terrorists.”
An okada laden with smuggled goods.
“Similarly, they recovered 1 AK 47 riffle, 1 Toyota Hilux pick up, 3 Motorcycles, 35 bags of dry fish, 1 bag of bush meat, 3 bags of sugar and 60 litres of engine oil. Unfortunately, we lost a soldier during the operation.”
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