The troops of the 22 Brigade at the Super Camp in Dikwa fought the terrorists in conjunction with the Civilian Joint Task Force members, recovering six AK-47 rifles and 66 7.62mm ammunition.
The army said in a release on Sunday that a hunter was injured during the encounter, several terrorists shot dead while “others escaped with various degrees of injuries.”
The acting Director, Army Public Relations, Col Sagir Musa, said, “Following credible information from the locals about the presence of terrorists at Gworege village in the Dikwa Local Government Area of Borno State, troops of 22 Brigade conducted a raid and clearance operation to Gworege community.
“The terrorists engaged the troops in a firefight but had to flee as a result of superior firepower. Consequently, troops searched the village and recovered the following; six AK-47 rifles and 66 7.62 ammunition. No soldier was killed or missing in action.
“Many terrorists met their waterloo during the encounter, while others escaped with various degrees of injuries.”
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