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 Founder of Naija247news Media Limited. He has over 16 years experience in financial journalism. His experience cuts across traditional and digital media. He started his journalism career at Business Day, Nigeria and founded Naija247news Media in 2010. Godwin holds a Bachelors degree in Industrial Relations and Personnel Management from the Lagos State University, Ojo, Lagos. He is an alumni of Lagos Business School and a Fellow of the University of Pennsylvania (Wharton Seminar for Business Journalists). Over the years, he has won a number of journalism awards. Godwin is the chairman of Emmerich Resources Limited, the publisher of Naija247news.


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