One soldier, 4 terrorists killed as troops smash Boko Haram fish-smuggling ring
One soldier was killed as troops of 145 and 158 Task Force Battalions, 5 Brigade Nigerian Army on Friday smashed a fish smuggling ring perpetrated by Boko Haram terrorists to fund their criminal activities. The success was recorded during a joint ambush operation conducted in Julari village, along Kareto – Damasak road, Borno State.
During the operation, troops neutralized 4 Boko Haram terrorists.
A statement signed by Colonel Timothy Antigha, Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, 8 Task Force Division said the troops also recovered 1 AK 47 riffle, 1 Toyota Hilux pick up, 3 Motorcycles, 35 bags of dry fish, 1 bag of bush meat, 3 bags of sugar and 60 litres of engine oil.