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Troops kill 10 horse-riding Boko Haram fighters (Nation)

Troops kill 10 horse-riding Boko Haram fighters (Nation)

At least 10 Boko Haram fighters have been killed in an operation by the Nigerian Army at Ngelkona in Ngala local government area of Borno.

Col. Onyema Nwachukwu, Deputy Director Public Relations of the Nigerian Army’s Theatre Command Operation Lafiya Dole, confirmed the operation on Saturday in Maiduguri.

Nwachukwu said the operation was conducted by troops of 153 Task Battalion with support of the Cameroonian Defence Forces deployed in Operation Lafiya Dole at about 11:30 a.m.

“The terrorists, who were mounted on horse-back were overpowered by the troops in a fierce shoot out, as the troops killed the insurgents and recovered two AK 47 rifles from them. Read more

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