Nigerian troops destroy gun truck, IED laden vehicles in Baga

Troops of Nigerian military have destroyed a gun truck and one vehicle carrying Improvised Explosives Devices owned by the Boko Haram terrorist group in Baga, northern area of Borno state.

The Nigerian Army said the troops also recovered one anti-aircraft gun and three AK 47 rifles belonging to the terrorists during an operation by a combined special forces troops of the Nigerian Army, Nigerian Air Force and Nigerian Navy operating under the auspices of Operation Lafiya Dole in northern Borno.

A statement by the deputy director public relations, theatre command operation Lafiya Dole, Colonel Onyema Nwachukwu, said the attack against the terrorists which took place on Saturday, January 19, witnessed the fleeing of Boko Haram elements as they were overpowered by the troops.

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