Nigeria: Troops kill 6 Boko haram militants
By Mohammad Ibrahim
June 14 (Abuja): Troops of 121 Task Force Battalion, 26 Task Force Brigade, yesterday Sunday successfully repelled an attack on their location by suspected Boko Haram Militants killing six of the attackers at Pulka, Borno State.
The militants who came through Banki axis of Sambisa forest, attempted to inflict damage on our troops but the soldiers rose to the occasion and dealt decisively with the terrorists by killing 6 of them.
This was contained in a statement signed by the Army Acting Director Public Relations, Colonel Sani Usman Kukasheka made available to newsmen.
He said the troops also recovered 1 Fabrique Nationale (FN) rifle with registration number 167229, two belts of 148 rounds of 7.62mm (NATO) ammunition and 1 FN rifle magazine loaded with 7.62mm ammunition (Special) from the militants.
" The troops also blew up 3 Vehicles laden with Improvised Explosives Device (VBIEDs). Unfortunately, 5 soldiers sustained various degrees of injuries during the attack," he said.