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Soldiers Intercept Boko Haram Suicide Bomb Squad

A statement from the Nigerian Military... 
Efforts of 8 Division Nigerian Army, Operation LAFIYA DOLE, to enhance troops responsiveness and domination of it's Area of Responsibility paid off handsomely on Friday 27th October 2017 afternoon, as gallant soldiers of 242 Battalion intercepted Boko Haram suicide bomb squad at Ngalle village, northern Borno State. 

The intercepted bomb could have been intended for troops or innocent and peace-loving villagers.

Following an attempt by the terrorists to escape on sighting troops, a terrorist was shot dead, while a huge Improvised Explosive Device (IED) cylinder was recovered. Other items recovered include an AK-47 rifle magazine, a motorcycle and some spare parts.

In a related development, troops also intercepted escaping Boko Haram terrorists crossing Maiduguri-Monguno highway at Torowa village. One of the terrorists was shot dead, while others fled into the nearby bush. The gallant troops recovered an AK-47 rifle with a magazine loaded with19 rounds of 7.62mm ammunition, 3 mobile phones, a SIM card and jewelries.

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  2. Good May protection of God be with u people always kudos to our military soldiers

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  3. God will save us from all this terrorist called boko haram.

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