Nigeria and Cameroon troops killed twenty-seven Boko Haram terrorists, destroyed gun trucks and recovered arms and ammunition belonging to the terrorists in a joint clearance operation.
Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Colonel Sagir Musa, who confirmed this in a statement today, said the troops’ encounter with the terrorists took place in the Northern part of Wulgo, Tumbuma, Chikun Gudu and Bukar Maryam villages.
Musa listed items recovered as five gun trucks, five AK 47 rifles, one automatic revolver Galil rifle, one G3 rifle, two General Purpose Machine gun and two Anti Aircraft guns. He said others were four Rocket Propelled gun tubes, one PK machine gun, one M-21 rifle, one locally made dane gun, five Rocket Propelled gun tube bombs and many more.
Musa said the coordinated military operation was ongoing, especially in the fringes of Gombaru-Ngala and surrounding areas to deal with terrorists fleeing from the onslaught of the Multinational Joint Task Force.