Troops raid Boko Haram hideouts in Borno, recover six anti-aircraft guns

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Nigerian troops have successfully recovered caches of weapons and ammunition from Boko Haram terrorists hideouts in the Ukuba axis of Sambisa forest, Borno State.

According to Zagazola Makama, a Counter-Insurgency Expert and Security Analyst in the Lake Chad region, the troops of Operation Hadin Kai (OPHK) intercepted the terrorists while on aggressive fighting patrol which led to a heavy gunbattle with the terrorists, forcing them to abandon their vehicle, weapons and several IEDs materials with some armed to be used against troops.

Troops were able to recover six anti-aircraft guns, four Ak 47 rifles, several quantities of IEDs making materials, a cache of magazines, and a Hilux vehicle mounted with an Anti Aircraft Gun after the gunbattle.

The gallant soldiers also cleared the terrorists hideouts in Garno, Alafa, Alafa D, Garin Doctor, Njumia, Izzah, Farisu, Somalia, Ukuba, Garin Glucose, Garin Ba’aba, Bula Abu Amir, communities in Bama Local Government Area in Borno state.

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