SWITZERLAND, SEPTEMBER 9 – Nigerian Soldiers reportedly cleared a village in Borno state of Boko Haram terrorists, seizing a large quantity of weapons in the process, according to the Nigerian Army
“Following credible information from the locals about the presence of terrorists at Gworege village in Dikwa Local Government Area of Borno State, troops of 22 Brigade/Super Camp Dikwa in conjunction with the Civilian Joint Task Force, Local Vigilantes and Hunters conducted a successful raid and clearance operations to Gworege community to clear the village of the crouching terrorists reportedly hibernating in the area,” the Nigerian Army tweeted on Monday.
Today’s Echo gathers that the terrorists engaged the troops in a fire fight but had to flee as a result of superior fire power from the troops.
” Consequently, troops cordoned and searched the village and recovered the following: a. 6 x AK 47 Rifles b. 66 x 7.62 MM ammunition No soldier was killed, wounded or missing in action. Unfortunately, a hunter was wounded, is receiving treatment at the 22 Bde medical Centre,Dikwa,” the Nigerian Army said