Nigerian Army Confirms Death Of 2 Officers & 5 Soldiers In Battle With Boko Haram In Borno

Date: 04-12-2021 8:47 pm (1 month ago) | Author: onuigbo felicia
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The Nigerian Army on Saturday confirmed the death of two officers and five soldiers during gun-battle with insurgents in Borno on Friday.

There have been report that two officers and five soldiers died in battle between the army and Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists in Rann.

Army spokesman, Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu in a statement on Saturday, confirmed the death of the officers.

He said troops of Sector 1 Joint Task Force(JTF) North East(NE), Operation HADIN KAI (OPHK) neutralized scores of Boko Haram (BH) and Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists who infiltrated Kala Balge town mounted on gun trucks and motorcycles on Friday, 3 December 2021.

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“The insurgents attacked troops deployed at the Forward Operational Base (FOB) Rann, a border town between Nigeria and Cameroon. Troops gallantly engaged the maurading terrorists with superior firepower, forcing them to abandon their mission and withdrew in disarray.

“In the fierce battle for Kala Balge, troops defended the town and neutralized 26 BH/ISWAP terrorists. The gallant troops also captured terrorists’ combat vehicles, 18 AK 47 rifles and one M-21 rifle with large quantity of ammunition.

“Several other equipment were also destroyed by troops. Regrettably, two officers and five soldiers paid the supreme price, while three personnel who sustained gun shot wounds are currently receiving medical attention,” he said.

He said the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Faruk Yahaya has paid tribute to the departed heroes, who paid the supreme price in defending their fatherland.

“He has also commended troops for their gallantry in the North East, especially with the recent successes recorded in Gajiram and the Tumbus,”
he said.

Posted: at 4-12-2021 08:47 PM (1 month ago) | Hero
- ikpotokin at 4-12-2021 10:05 PM (1 month ago)
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What is 2 officers and 5 soldiers or are they not all soldiers?
Posted: at 4-12-2021 10:05 PM (1 month ago) | Gistmaniac
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- onyioben at 4-12-2021 10:43 PM (1 month ago)
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I hope soldiers have killed all the people in that area and burnt down all the houses In that village bcos if it were to be In the Eastern part,,hmmmmmm,,all the young guys in that area will be dealt  with. One Nigeria indeed.
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- Jiiitk4 at 4-12-2021 11:53 PM (1 month ago)
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Don't mind the animals from North who call themselves soldiers.
Posted: at 4-12-2021 11:53 PM (1 month ago) | Upcoming
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- gogoman at 5-12-2021 12:10 AM (1 month ago)
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na wa ooo
Posted: at 5-12-2021 12:10 AM (1 month ago) | Addicted Hero
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- constigoldo at 6-12-2021 08:45 AM (1 month ago)
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They kill soldiers, they are mute, they can only flex their muscles on the Easterners.
Posted: at 6-12-2021 08:45 AM (1 month ago) | Gistmaniac
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