On Friday, 3rd November 2017, troops of 152 Battalion, 21 Brigade Nigerian Army, on Operation LAFIYA DOLE, in furtherance of blockade and clearance operations DEEP PUNCH 2 and their resolve to rout out the remnants of Boko Haram terrorists hibernating in some areas, ambushed a group of unsuspecting Boko Haram terrorists along Banki-Bula Yobe road in Bama Local Government Area of Borno State.
The troops sprung the ambush on the terrorists and neutralised 1 of them and recovered 4 Bicycles, some Mechanical tools which aids the terrorists vehicle movement, clothes and explosive wires from the ambush site.
Similarly, the troops of 151 Battalion, 21 Brigade Nigerian Army, also ambushed some unsuspecting Boko Haram terrorists who were attempting to cross into the Sambisa forest at about 7:40pm same day, along BOCOST-Bama road. Troops neutralized a large number of them while some of the terrorists escaped with gun shot wounds.
The gallant troops rescued a 6 years old boy and recovered several items which includes, 8 Bicycles, blankets, Jerricans, plates, mats, spanners, cutlasses, clothes, and a pair of Boko Haram terrorists Special Forces Uniform. The rescued boy is receiving further at the Brigade’s medical facility.