Troops of 7 Multinational Joint Task Force Brigade Quick Response Group (QRG) stationed in Baga and 118 Task Force Battalion, have sprung an ambush along Daban Masara axis used by Boko Haram terrorist elements to convey logistics.
Colonel Sani Usman, Acting Director, Army Public Relations said in statement on Friday. More after the cut…
He added that at the end of the encounter, one of the suspected wanted Boko Haram terrorist leaders who has serial number 95 on the first Nigerian Army wanted list of 100 Boko Haram terrorists leaders, was fatally wounded in the exchange of fire.
He added that the wanted terrorist died after the encounter while receiving medical attention at the base, while other members of his team escaped with gun shot wounds. Colonel Usman further revealed that troops recovered seven Jerrycans of 30 litres containing 210 litres of premium motor spirit (PMS), motorcycles and food stuff in addition to arms and ammunition.