Posted on Sun 8 Sep 2019, 10:15 PM

The troops of the 22 Brigade at the Super Camp in Dikwa in conjunction with the Civilian Joint Task Force members, have engagef the Boko Haram torriorist, recovering six AK-47 rifles and 66 7.62mm ammunition.

The acting Director, Army Public Relations, Col Sagir Musa, said, "following credible information from the locals about the presence of terrorists at Gworege village in Dikwa Local Government Area of Borno State, troops of 22 Brigade/Super Camp Dikwa in conjunction with the Civilian Joint Task Force, Local Vigilantes and Hunters, conducted a successful raid and clearance operations to Gworege community to clear the village of the crouching terrorists reportedly hibernating in the area.

"The terrorists engaged the troops in a fire fight but had to flee as a result of superior fire power from the troops.

"Consequently, troops cordoned and searched the village and recovered the following: 6 AK 47 Rifles, 66 7.62 MM ammunition .'

"No soldier was killed, wounded or missing in action.

"Unfortunately, a hunter was wounded, is receiving treatment at the 22 Brigade medical Centre in Dikwa, he has been stabilized and is fast recovering.

"Many terrorists reportedly met their waterloo during the encounter, while others escaped with various degrees of injuries."

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