The Nigerian Army said it has succeeded in flushing out Boko Haram insurgents from a village in Borno state.
Two suspects were killed, while others escaped with gunshot wounds in an operation that occurred on Monday morning.
Several ammunition were said to have been recovered.
Troops of 22 Brigade Nigerian Army on Operation LAFIYA DOLE have during a fighting patrol earlier today, cleared Boko Haram out of Gujari village, Mafa Local Government Area of Borno State.
This followed an information about the convergence of the terrorists at area aiming to launch attack on some of the nearby communities.
During the operation, the troops neutralized 2 Boko Haram terrorist while an unspecified number escaped with gun shot wounds into thick forest.
At the location, the troops discovered and destroyed a tailoring shed.
They also recovered 1 Rocket Propelled Grenade Bomb, 3 DaneGuns, 1 Double Barrel Pump Action Gun, 2 Bandoliers, 23 Empty cases of Shilka Gun Ammunition, 2 Initiation water container and 1 Motorcycle battery. Others include 1 Search light, 4 Knives, 1 Solar Panel, 2 Jerrycans of 25 Litres of Automated Gas Oil, a Sewing machine and 12 Food flasks, as well as food items, soft drinks, pairs of women’s shoes and several clothing items.
Brigadier General Sani Kukasheka Usman,
Director Army Public Relations.