Troops of 121 Battalion, 26 Task Force Brigade of Operation LAFIYA DOLE in furtherance of the on going clearance operations have dislodged Boko Haram terrorists who were taking refuge in the surroundings of Dure, Gwoza Local Government Area, Borno State.
A statement on Saturday, from Brigadier General Sani Kukasheka Usman, Director Army Public Relations said the troops engaged the terrorists and smoked them out of their hideouts at Jango, Nduma, Gobara, Bala Ibrahim, Fulani Rogo and Takwala villages and environs in Gwoza Local Government Area.
“The troops also recovered one Fabrique Nationals (FN) rifle, one G3 rifle, charged magazines and a pair of military camouflage uniform suspected to be used by the terrorists to disguise as military personnel.
“Unfortunately, one soldier sustained injury during the operation. He has since been evacuated to the unit’s Regimental Aid Post, for more medical attention.
“The captured terrorist has been taken into custody for further interrogation and onward passage to relevant agencies,” he said.