Troops Intercept Terrorists Crossing into Sambisa


Troops of 112 Task Force Battalion of 22 Brigade deployed in Dikes on Operation LAFIYA DOLE in furtherance of the ongoing clearance operation at the early hours of Thursday, 26th October 2017, successfully ambushed a group of Boko Haram terrorists.

The terrorists were attempting to cross into Sambisa forest through Lumda village, some few kilometres away from Maiduguri – Dikwa Road in Borno State.

The troops sprung the ambush on the unsuspecting terrorist and neutralized 3 of them, while several others escaped with gunshot wounds. The troops further recovered 5 bicycles, mechanic tools, sacks containing various items and some mosquito nets from the ambush site.

The public is please requested to remain vigilant and report suspicious movement of persons to security agencies.

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Godwin Okafor is a financial journalist, Internet Social Entrepreneur and the Founder Naija247news Media Ltd He has over 16 experiences in journalism, which cuts across traditional and digital media. He started his journalism career in Business Day, Where he was a senior editorial graphic artist, before he left to start Naija247news, An Online Financial Newspaper in 2010. He has won series of awards and he is the chairman of Emmerich Resources Limited, the publisher of and also sits on the board of Students In Business Awards, (SIBA).


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