Thursday, February 11, 2016 8:43 am
Troops of 212 Tank Battalion and 29 Task Force Brigade have ambushed some Boko Haram elements at a major cattle market in Gwai Mainari around Mainok general area of Borno state.
Army spokesman Colonel Sani Usman said some of the terrorists were killed while others escaped with gun shot wounds.
He did not not give the exact number of terrorists killed.
But he said troops captured a Hilux vehicle containing 8 jerry cans of petroleum, oil and lubricants, large quantity of 7.62mm ammunitions, 127mm ammunitions and 4 AK-47 rifles, as well as 5 hand grenades.