Troops Intercept Horse-Riding Terrorists in Guzamala

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Troops of 242 Battalion of 8 Task Force Division have continued to deny the remnants of Boko Haram terrorists in the Lake Chad area freedom of action and access to logistics within the division’s area of responsibility.

At about 3pm yesterday, troops responding to a distress call intercepted terrorists mounted on 14 horses in Malamti village, Guzamala Local Government Area of Borno State.

In the ensuing fire fight, gallant troops killed 2 terrorists and recovered 2 AK 47 riffles, 3 magazines, 26 rounds of 7.26 ammunition and one hand grenade.

Other items also recovered include 18 mobile phones, 3 mini solar panels, soap and detergents, bundles of assorted clothes and 8 horses. Unfortunately, 2 soldiers were wounded during the engagement and are currently receiving medical attention.

Other terrorists who fled the fire fight were being pursued in the exploitation which followed the engagement.

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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 Naija247news.com and also sits on the board of Students In Business Awards, (SIBA).

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