Boko Haram: Troops recover cache of arms, ammunition in Borno

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Boko Haram – The Nigerian Army said on Monday that troops conducted raids at Gamboru town early in the morning following a tip off and recovered three AK-56 rifles and two AK-L rifles with registration numbers; AK-L-AGB 1172, AK-L PU2879, AK-56-2556688, AK-56-22622832 and AK-56-22622315, respectively.

The Army disclosed that also recovered were 235 rounds of 7.62mm (Special) ammunition and 7 AK-56 rifle magazines.

A statement from the acting Director, Army Public Relations, Col. Sani Usman, reads: “The Nigerian Army wishes to commend those good citizens that alerted the military for the timely and useful information that led to this recovery.

“This is the type of cooperation and support we always require from citizens of this country to enable us clear the remnants of the Boko Haram terrorists.

“We wish to reiterate the need for all to be more vigilant, security conscious and report any suspicious movements or persons to the nearest security agency.”


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