The Nigerian Army said it cleared a suspected Boko Haram camp on Sunday and killed four insurgents in Duwabafi village of Borno State.
This is contained in statement by Sani Kukasheka, the acting director, Army Public Relations, on Monday in Maiduguri.
“In continuation with the fight against Boko Haram terrorists, on Sunday, troops of 243 Battalion, 5 Brigade Nigerian Army on fighting patrol encountered some suspected elements of the terrorists holed up at a Primary School in Duwabafi village in Borno,” he said.
Mr. Kukasheka stated that the Army killed four suspected terrorists in a heavy gunfire, recovered two Ak-47 rifles, four various sizes of solar energy panels, different types of drugs and five motorcycles.
“There was heavy exchange of gunfire in which the patrol killed four suspected Boko Haram terrorists, recovered two AK-47 rifles, four various sizes of solar energy panels, several types of drugs and five motorcycles,” he said.
Mr. Kukasheka, a colonel, stated that the patrol had returned to base to further restrategise for more onslaughts on all remaining vestiges of Boko Haram elements within the area.