Nigerian army kill 2 Boko Haram militants, capture one alive
By Mohammad Ibrahim
March 9, Abuja-- The troops of 231 and 331 Battalion together with some elements of Nigerian Armed Forces Special Forces of 3 Division, based on received information have succeeded in killing two Boko Haram militants and captured one alive.
The operation was conducted in Doksa area located in Biu Local Government Area of Borno State North Eastern Nigeria.
This was contained in a statement signed by Acting Director Public Relations Officer, Colonel Sani Usman Kukasheka made available to newsmen.
According to him, during the operation, the troops killed 2 Boko Haram terrorists and recovered military uniforms, 1 General Purpose Machine Gun, 1 AK-47 rifle and 2 Dane Guns.
"They also captured one Boko
Haram terrorist alive, who gave his name as Musa Abdullahi. The troops also encountered 2 Improvised Explosive Devices buried along their route of advance which they successfully detonated.
" They also recovered 2 pick up vans, 25 motorcycles, 30 bicycles and grinding machines, as well as large quantity of foodstuffs.
"It was however discovered that apart from burying Improvised Explosive Devices, the terrorists often contaminate sources of water in the area.
"Nonetheless, troops in that axis are in high morale and exploiting the general area to clear any reported remnants of Boko Haram in the area," he said.
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