In a reportedly fierce encounter at the weekend, troops of Sector 1
Operation LAFIYA DOLE along with the Cameroon Defence Force killed no fewer than 27 of Boko Haram terrorists.
Also, reports state that Chadian forces also killed 63 of the terrorists in a fighter near Lake Chad also at the weekend, making a total of 90 terrorists terminated in two encounters.
Although there was no casualty recorded on the side of the Nigerian-Cameroon forces, in the clash on April 13 in the Northern part of Wulgo, Tumbuma, Chikun Gudu and Bukar Maryam villages of Borno State, Chad lost seven men.
According to the acting director of army public relations, Colonel Sagir Musa, many weapons and trucks were recovered from the rebels, which includes: five AK47 rifles, one automatic revolver, three machine guns, one G3 rifle, one M21 rifle, five Rocket Propelled Gun Tubes, Bombs, assorted rounds of ammunitions.
Also recovered were five Gun Trucks, several Motor Cycles, one Land Cruiser Buffalo, one Nissan GT and one Land Cruiser, which was destroyed.