Troops on cordon and search along
Djimitillo Damaturu road axis on Friday night had an encounter with a
group of terrorists after their hideout was discovered by
troops. The fierce fight to dislodge them from the location which is
very close to a market, resulted in the capture of Machine Guns and
rifles as well as the death of some number of them.
Terrorists killed in their attempt to blow up a bridge
Some of the terrorists are believed to have died
in the fire that gutted the house where they had made their base. A soldier was
killed while another was wounded and is undergoing treatment.
One of the terrorists vehicles destroyed by troops
In Gulak, Adamawa State, troops in
pursuit of terrorists caught up with some of them who were in the process of
blowing up a bridge to deter troops advance. The terrorists were not
lucky as they died in their encounter with troops. The troops are
continuing with the cordon and search of the town and environs after
overpowering the terrorists. A lot of arms have been recovered in
the process. Troops are also dismantling the terrorists group’s
flags hoisted in the towns.