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#GistMall:_Army destroys Boko Haram bomb factory in Borno

Nigerian troops on Operation Lafiya Dole discovered an Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) factory in Borno state.

According to a statement by army spokesperson, Brigadier-General Sani Kukasheka Usman, he said the operation was carried out on Thursday, March 23.

The army spokesperson added that a soldier was however injured in the gunfire and had to evacuated by the air force for treatment

Read statement below:

Troops of 103 Battalion, 7 Division, Nigerian Army of Operation LAFIYA DOLE along with some Civilian JTF today, conducted clearance operation at Gombole, Konduga Local Government Area of Borno State.

During the operation, the troops neutralized a number of Boko Haram terrorists hiding in the area. They also discovered and destroyed an Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) factory located at the village.

The team further recovered 3 motorcycles, 4 primed Vests and 4 stolen military desert camouflage. They rescued 4 females and 6 children from the terrorists.

Unfortunately, a soldier sustained injury and he was evacuated by Nigerian Air Force. The soldier is in stable condition

See pictures below:

Army destroys Boko Haram bomb factory in Borno

Women and children rescued by the army

Army destroys Boko Haram bomb factory in Borno

Items recovered from Boko Haram terrorists

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