BEVERLY HILLS, September 29, (THEWIILL) – The Nigerian Army, on Friday, said that its men have killed two suspected Boko Haram food and logistics suppliers.
According to the Deputy Director, Army Publication Relations, 8 Division, Col. Timothy Antigha, the suspects were ambushed and killed at Malamti village in Guzamala Local Government Council of Borno State.
Antigha said in a statement in Maiduguri that food items, consumables and animals were recovered from the scene
He said troops of the 242 Battalion of 8 Task Force Division had intensified campaign to deny the remnants of Boko Haram terrorists in the Lake Chad Basin freedom of action and access to logistics within its area of responsibility.
“At about 3.00 a.m. on Thursday, troops responding to a distress call, intercepted terrorists mounted on 14 horses in Malamti village, Guzamala Local Government Area of Bornu State,” the statement read.
“The troops killed two terrorists; recovered two AK-47 riffles, three magazines, 26 rounds of 7.26 mm ammunition and one hand grenade from the insurgents.
“Other items include 18 mobile phones, three mini solar panels, soaps, detergents, bundles of assorted clothes and 8 horses.
“Unfortunately, two soldiers who sustained injuries during the engagement are currently receiving medical attention.”