Troops Kill 14 Boko Haram Terrorists, Rescue 21 Civilians in Pulka

By Ahmed Abu, The Nigerian Voice, Maiduguri
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Troops of 192 Battalion of 26 Task Force Brigade of Operation LAFIYA DOLE in conjunction with Civilian Joint Task Force neutralized 14 Boko Haram terrorists in a village suspected to harbour terrorists that ambushed a civilian vehicle in Pulka area of Gwoza LGA of Borno state.

A statement issued by Brigadier General Texas Chukwu, the Director Army Public Relations said the troops attained the feat on Thursday 6th September 2018 during an early hours clearance operation at Amdaga Madachi village in Gwoza Local Government Area in Borno State, suspected to habour the terrorists.

The troops engaged and subdued the terrorists following a superior fire power of troops in the village. Their aggressive posture, tactics and marksmanship resulted in the following;

a. The troops neutralised 14 Boko Haram Terrorists.

b. Rescued 21 civilians.
c. 6 women.
d. 11 children.
e. 4 men who are being attended to at the military hospital.

The Acting General Officer Commanding 7 Division Brigadier General Abdulmalik Bulama Biu, through the Commander of 26 Task Force Brigade Brigadier General Dahiru, has commended the troops for their gallantry, urging them to maintain the momentum by taking out all Boko Haram Terrorists within the Division Area of Responsibility.