Troops Crush Boko Haram’s Ambush In Delwa


The military authorities have said that troops on patrol around Delwa and neighbouring communities on Wednesday successfully broke through insurgents’ ambush 35kilometres to Maiduguri as they advanced to dislodge insurgents who were massing up in the area.

According to the military, “The fierce fire fight that ensued as the troops wadded through the ambush left scores of insurgents dead, while 3 soldiers died in action.

“Seven soldiers who incurred various degrees of injuries have been evacuated for treatment while the troops have continued with their mission,” the military said.