Troops kill 20 insurgents in Borno


TWENTY insurgents have been killed in Borno State as troops of 130 Battalion ambushed their convoy in Borno State, it was learnt.

The heavily armed terrorists were heading to attack villages surrounding Baga town when troops attacked them.

Nine soldiers were reportedly wounded in the operation.

The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Major General John Enenche, said a statement that “the criminals armed with mortars, rocket-propelled grenades and small arms were heading to attack villages surrounding Baga, when the troops attacked their convoy with overwhelming firepower killing 20 BHT/ISWAP criminals,  captured six AK 47 rifles, 520 rounds of 7.62mm special ammunition and five 36 hand grenades.

The Nation

– May 19, 2020 @ 08:35 GMT /

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