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Sunday, 6 November 2016

Another soldier killed, women and children rescued as troops clears Boko Haram terrorists out of Chukungudu Lake Chad fringes

Troops of 7 Division Nigerian Army, Operation Lafiya Dole, led by the General Officer Commanding of the Division, Brigadier General Victor Ezugwu, conducted a decisive clearance operation into the remnants of Boko Haram strategic hub town of Chukungudu on the southern fringes of the Lake Chad Region, northern parts of Borno State between Friday 4th and Saturday 5th November 2016. 


According to a statement signed by Army spokesman, Col. Sani Usman, the maneuvering Brigade led by 3 Battalion of 22 Brigade, successfully cleared Geram, Bulankassa and Chukungudu believed to be the Boko Haram terrorists stronghold in that area. The gallant troops rescued 85 people, comprising of mostly women and children held hostage by insurgents.

Similarly, they neutralized 5 Boko Haram terrorists fighters in a fierce encounter that made several of the terrorists running into the Lake Chad waters. The troops recovered 4 rounds of Rocket Propelled Grenade (RPG) bombs, 1 Double Barrel Gun, 349 packets containing various rounds of ammunitions, 3 Magazines, a link belt of machine gun ammunition and 1 AK-47 rifle magazine.

During the clearance operations, the troops made spectacular discovery of an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) making factory at Geram. In the factory, they found several already primed suicide bombers’ vests. They also discovered a well equipped motor vehicles and motorcycles’ workshop and spare parts where house at Chukungudu village.

The troops recovered 3 vehicles and several newly acquired motorcycles. Unfortunately, a soldier died during the encounter. In line with Rules of Engagement, IED factory, vehicles and motorcycles were destroyed. 

18 comments:

AbokiDaWarriBoy said...

RIP to our gallant soldiers,their fight for peace will never go in vain,so proud of them.



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livingstone chibuike said...

Rip to him

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ONYX linda ikeji first son GODWIN said...

May his soul rest in peace!

Eddy Ogbunambala said...

Not again

Uju Phil said...

Na waoh... Rip gallantly.

okechukwu nnoduechi said...

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Bonita Bislam said...

Soon,BH will be a thing of the past.I cant wait for post PH era.
RIP to our gallant soldier.You remain triumphant even in death

Juliet Iwuno said...

Eeeeeeeeeeeyah! May his soul RIP. Linda take note!

christie benjamin said...

RIP

NaijaDeltaBabe said...

Na wa o. God will deliver us someday


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Anonymous said...

I wonder the weapon they are using to fight Boko Haram,since they said GEJ didn't buy weapon for the military.

OSINANL said...

RIP

Iphie Abraham said...

Rip








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Vivian Reginalds said...

so sad!
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Adebiyi Gbenga said...

Kudos to our soldiers.

Eazzy Pompey said...

Good work.... ..rest in perfect peace *sad mood *

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