By Wisdom Peter,
Report has it that troops of operation Lafiya Dole neutralized four Boko Haram terrorists on Sunday, 16th.
The terrorists who according to the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA), came at about 5.00pm to attack Maibukarti village along Maiduguri-Damboa road were engaged by the gallant troops.
Director of Army Public Relations, Brig. Gen. Sani Kukasheka Usman who disclosed the information in a statement said, the troops were further reinforced and went on hot pursuit of the fleeing terrorists, while
the Nigerian Air Forces provided close air support. Unfortunately, one soldier paid the supreme price during the encounter with the terrorists.
Weapons recovered by the troops include, 4 AK-47 rifles, 45 rounds of 7.62mm ammunition, 5 AK-47 rifles magazine, 2 Motorcycles and 1 bicycles.
Other items recovered include 1 Bandolier, 1 GSM handset, 3 SIM cards, an earpiece, some phone accessories, kolanuts, gloves and drugs.
The exploitation continues in conjunction with CJTF, Usman added.