The Nigerian Army in operations with Chadian Defence Forces, on the 13th of April 2019 had a deadly encounter with Boko Haram terrorists at the Northern part of Wulgo, Tumbuma, Chikun Gudu and Bukar Maryam villages.
27 terrorists lost their lives to the firepower of the Nigerian army. The following items were recovered:
a. 5 x Gun Trucks
b. Several Motor Cycles
c. 5 x AK 47 Rifles
d. 1 x Automatic Revolver Galil Rifle
e. 1 x G3 Rifle
f. 2 x General Purpose Machine Gun
g. 2 x Anti Aircraft Guns
h. 4 x Rocket Propelled Gun Tubes
i. 1 x PK Machine Gun
j. 1 x M21 Rifle
k. 1 x Locally Made Dane Gun
l. 5 x Rocket Propelled Gun Tubes Bombs
m. 1000 x Assorted rounds of different calibre ammunition
n. 5 x AK 47 Magazines
o. Several Links of 12.7 MM
p. 1 x Land Cruiser Buffalo
q. 1 x Nissan GT
r. 1 x Land Cruiser destroyed
s. 1 x flag and a Grinding Machine
There were no casualties on the part of the Nigerian and Chadian Forces.
Coordinated military operation is ongoing especially in the fringes of Gombaru – Ngala and surrounding areas to deal with the fleeing bandits running out from Multi National Joint Task Force (Op YANCIN TAFKI ) onslaught on their hideouts.
Acting Director Army Public Relations