Troops Kill 10 Boko Haram Terrorists in Ambush

Troops of 8 Task Force Division have neutralised 10 terrorists in Maza village in Marte Local Government Area of Borno State.
The terrorists fell into an ambush laid by troops late on Tuesday in an attempt to sneak back into their swampy hideouts in the Lake Chad.
According to the Deputy Director Army Public Relations at the 8 Task Force Division, Col. Timothy Antigha, the operation was carried out in Maza village of Mafa Local Government Area.
Antigha said on Wednesday night that the 10 Boko Haram fighters were killed as troops pushed forward “ongoing efforts to deny terrorists freedom of action in it’s Area of Responsibility.”
“The troops of 8 Task Force Division have neutralized 10 terrorists in Maza village in Marte Local Government Areas of Borno State.
“The terrorists fell into an ambush laid by troops at about 9pm last night, as they attempted to sneak back into their swampy hideouts in the Lake Chad.
“Items recovered from the terrorists include 10 bicycles, 11 carts containing food items and 2 cows. In a related development, troops also recovered 50 cows abandoned by fleeing terrorists, during clearance operations conducted in Danari and Mowo villages in Monguno Local Government Area.
“It should be noted that as the noose continues to tighten on Boko Haram terrorists, couple with the wet season, they have resorted to the use of bicycles and charts as means of transportation,” he said.
The Maza ambush happened at about 9 p.m., about two hours after three suicide bombers attacked a village market in Konduga Local Government where they caused the death of over 20 persons while over 80 others were critically injured
In a related development, troops recovered 50 cows abandoned by fleeing terrorists during clearance operations conducted in Danari and Mowo villages in Monguno Local Government Area of the state.
“It should be noted that as the noose continues to tighten on Boko Haram terrorists, couple with the wet season, they have resorted to the use of bicycles and charts as means of transportation,” the statement said.

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