10 suspected Boko Haram terrorists have been killed in Rann, Kala Baige LGA of Borno State by troops of operation Hadin Kai.
Army spokesperson, Mohammed Yerima, said the insurgents came with him trucks and had attempted to enter into the town.
Yerima said the troop successfully destroyed one of the gun trucks and recovered multiple weapons including one anti aircraft gun, two machine guns and eight AK 47 rifles.
The statement reads:
“Barely hours into the tenure of the Chief of Army Staff, Gen. Farouk Yahaya, Boko Haram terrorists attempted an audacious attack on the troops of Operation Hadin Kai in Rann the headquarters of Kala Baige Local Government Area of Borno State.
The terrorists came in their numbers mounted on gun trucks and attempted to infiltrate the main entrance to the town.
The highly spirited troops were right on hand to counter the move and inflicted a humiliating defeat on the terrorists who abandoned their civil mission and took to their heels.
The troops chased the retreating terrorist and ensured there was no further threat to the town and it’s residents.
Troops successfully destroyed one of the gun trucks and removed multiple weapons including one anti aircraft gun, two machine guns and eight AK 47 rifles neutralising ten terrorists in the process”.