Nigerian solders kill two Boko haram militants fleeing sambisa forest
(Abuja) Following information of suspected Boko Haram elements crossing point across Maiduguri-Bulabulin-Damboa road, troops of 81Battalion and 251 Task Force Battalion, both of 25 Task Force Brigade, ambushed the Boko haram militants killing two. The army authority said those killed were on motorcycles and bicycles crossing from Sambisa forest to Alagarno general area around Nyaleri on Thursday night. This was contained in a statement issued by Army Acting Director Public Relations officer, Colonel Sani Usman Kukasheka to newsmen. " During the operation, the troops killed 2 Boko Haram terrorists, wounded several others and recovered some arms, ammunitions andother items. " They recovered 1 AK-47 Assault rifle, with registration number 27875, 1 hand grenade, 4 AK-47 magazines loaded with ammunition, assorted food items, sex enhancing drugs, such Viagra, foot wears and bathroom slippers. "Others include 3 motorcycles, 10 bicycles, tool kits and assorted clothing, 5 rechargeable lamps and 5 litres of Kerosene. As well as military uniforms, amongstother things, " he said. The army said by all indications, the terrorists attempted to resupply and sell the items to other terrorists hibernating elsewhere after beingdisplaced from parts of Sambisa forest. The troops have continued with the clearance and rescue operations while others are maintaining blocking positions.