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Just in: 1 Soldier, 4 Boko Haram fighters killed in gun duel in Borno (photos)

The Nigerian Army has announced the death of a soldier and four Boko Haram fighters in the latest clash between the two sides.

Colonel Timothy Antigha, the Deputy Director of Army Public Relations, 8 Task Force Division gave details of the duel on Saturday, May 13.

The statement read: “Troops of 145 and 158 Task Force Battalions, 5 Brigade Nigerian Army, have yesterday smashed a fish smuggling ring perpetrated by Boko Haram terrorists to fund their criminal activities.


Some of the goods seized from Boko Haram smugglers

“The success was recorded during a joint ambush operation conducted in Julari village, along Kareto – Damasak road, Borno State.

“During the operation, troops neutralized 4 Boko Haram terrorists.

An okada laden with smuggled goods

“Similarly, they recovered 1 AK 47 riffle, 1 Toyota Hilux pick up, 3 Motorcycles, 35 bags of dry fish, 1 bag of bush meat, 3 bags of sugar and 60 litres of engine oil.

“Unfortunately, we lost a soldier during the operation.”

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