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Tragedy As Three Soldiers Are Killed And Eight Others Injured In Gunfight With Boko Haram

Nigerian Army troop have successfully conquered Boko Haram terrorists in a Firefight that happened on Friday 30th.

In a statement that was released by the acting Director Army Public Relations, Colonel Sagir Musa on the 31st of August 2019, Troops of Sector 3, Operation LAFIYA DOLE attached to Super Camp Monguno on Friday 30th August 2019 while on patrol dealt a devastating blow on Boko Haram terrorists along Monguno-Mairari-Gajiram axis. 

The patrol team came in contact with the terrorists and engaged them with heavy volume of fire that neutralized countless number while a few escaped with gun shot wounds going by blood trails in the general area. The gallant troops also recovered some weapons and equipment from the terrorists.

Leakers.ng gathered that three soldiers died and eight sustained injuries in the firefight. The bodies of the fallen heroes and those that sustained injuries have since been evacuated. The wounded are being treated and are in stable condition.

It was also gathered that The Chief of Staff, Lieutenant General TY Buratai, along with some Principal Staff Officers from the Army Headquarters, Theatre Commander Operation LAFIYA DOLE and other Commanders, have visited the troops and those wounded in action. 

The colonel also assured that the highly motivated soldiers have continued combing the general area to ensure that all other hiding terrorists are cleared.

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