NIGERIA: Boko Haram Spy Shot Dead While Trying to Enter a Military Location

boko spy2Nigerian troops have gunned down a suspected Boko Haram spy trying to invade the military territory in the north-eastern part of Nigeria.

The Acting Director Army Public Relations has given an update on the progress of the Nigerian troops in the Boko Haram insurgency battle.

Read the official report below:

The patrol team of 157 Task Force Battalion, 7 Brigade, on Monday ambushed and killed a Boko Haram terrorists spy at Barwati village, Kukawa Local Government Area.

The insurgent who was on reconnaissance mission to infiltrate the troops’ position, was killed while trying to gain entry into military location.

The team recovered 1 AK-47 rifle, 59 rounds of 7.62mm (Special) ammunition, one 40mm x 46mm BGL2 grenade, 1 bandolier and 3 AK-47 rifle magazines from him.

Troops have intensified vigilance and high level of alertness as they continued with efforts of clearing the remnants of the Boko Haram terrorists in their Area of Responsibility.

Thank you for your kind cooperation.

Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman

Acting Director Army Public Relations

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