Army Neutralise Boko Haram Insurgents In Adamawa
The Nigerian Army on Saturday said its troops killed five boko haram insurgents in a gun battle at Barkin-Dutse Area in Adamawa State.
The Director, Army Public Relations, Brig.General Texas Chukwu said that the troops engaged and killed the insurgents following a distressed call by hunters on Friday.
“Troops of operation LAFIYA DOLE on April 6, neutralised suspected boko haram terrorists in Barkin Dutse Area of Adamawa State following a distress call from hunters.
“The terrorists on sighting the troops opened fire which resulted in exchange of fire.
“Five boko haram terrorists were neutralised while some of them escaped into nearby caves during the encounter.
“Also, one hunter lost his life during the operation,” he explained.