Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole have neutralised four Boko Haram terrorists and recovered several weapons.
The terrorists were intercepted in an attempted attack at Maibukarti village along Maiduguri-Damboa road of Borno State at about 5.00pm on Sunday.
This was disclosed in a statement by Director Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Sani Usman who added that one soldier died in the encounter.The troops recovered 4 AK-47 rifles, 45 rounds of 7.62mm ammunition, 5 AK-47 riffles magazine, 2 Motorcycles and 1 bicycle and some other items.
Army deploys more troops to Molai
Meanwhile, more soldiers have been deployed to Molai community in Borno State, where security operatives repelled a Boko Haram attack on Sunday.
The army said a combined team of soldiers, police, and Air Force stooped the attackers from destroying an electricity power house.
Army spokesman, Brigadier General Sani Usman said the military lost no one.