Troops deployed to the 113 Battalion of the Nigerian military have demolished a camp belonging to the Islamist terrorist group, Boko Haram, at Alajeri village in Guzamala local government area of Borno state, killing about 40 members of the ferocious death cult during the encounter.
The spokesperson for the Army, Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman, in a statement, disclosed that the troops acted after receiving reliable information that Boko Haram terrorists were in the area
During the operation, the troops captured one rocket propelled grenade 7, six AK-47 and two Fabrique Nationale rifles, 10 magazines, 188 rounds of 7.62mm (NATO) ammunition and 64 rounds of 7.62mm (Special) ammunition.
Other items recovered by the troops included three mobile phones, six copies of Holy Quran and 20 motorcycles.
Colonel Usman described the soldiers as being “in high spirit” following the attack, adding that the troops suffered no casualty or injury.