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Six Terrorists Meet Waterloo As Military Troops Avenge Lieutenant Death In Borno

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The Defence Headquarters has said the troops have carried out a deadly counterattack, killing six terrorists, following an attack on a military patrol that left a Lieutenant dead.

The incident occurred on Friday along the Buratai-Buni Gari road in Borno state.

The Director of Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. Edward Buba, made this known in a statement on Sunday in Abuja.
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Buba said that while an army Lieutenant died in the ambush, four other personnel, who sustained injuries in action, were receiving treatment.

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He, however, said the troops’ reinforcement pursued the terrorist to their hideout within the Timbuktu Triangle and neutralised six of them.

According to him, troops recovered five AK 47 rifles and 103 rounds of the 7.62mm special ammunition.

“The remaining terrorist ran in disarray and the troops are in hunt of the remnant terrorist that fled the firefight,” he said.

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(PRNigeria, excluding headline)

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