Troops ambush terrorists in Gwoza axis, neutralize 3, recover arms


Following credible information from some patriotic Nigerians about terrorists movement along Banki Road Junction, Pulka in Gwoza general area, troops of Special Response Area (SRA) Pulka under the Nigerian Army Super Camp Gwoza, in collaboration with Civilian Joint Task Force conducted a successful night ambush on Thursday, which resulted in the neutralization of 3 terrorists, recovery of 2 AK 47 Rifles and 2 motor cycles.

A statement by the Deputy Director Army Public Relations, 7 Division, Col. Ado Isa said that unconfirmed number of terrorists were reportedly wounded during the ambush adding that there was no casualty on the part of the Nigerian Army or Civilian JTF.

The statement added that items recovered by troops included 2 AK 47 rifles and 2 bicycles.

It further stated that at about 10.50pm on Thursday, in what seemed like a reprisal attack to avenge the loss of their members in the ambush conducted by the troops, some marauders/criminals woefully attacked the Delta Company Location of the SRA at Pulka.

“Consequently, troops swiftly responded by effectively repelling the attack, one bandit lost his life and one Ak 47 rifle was recovered. No casualty was recorded by the Civilian JTF or the troops”, it posited.

The statement noted the Acting General Officer commanding 7 Division and Commander Sector 1, Operation LAFIYA DOLE, Brigadier General AK Ibrahim was in SRA Pulka where he interacted with the troops, commended them for the successes so far and urged them to remain committed and unwavering in the struggle to end the insurgency soon.

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