Troops of Operation LAfiYA DOLE deployed in a Forward Operational Base in Gajiram, have fiercely countered a group of Boko Haram terrorists who made frantic attempt to infiltrate Gajiram Community on Tuesday 15 January 2019 but met their Waterloo.
According to the statement made available by the Deputy Director Public Relations Theatre Command Operation LAFIYA DOLE, Colonel Onyema Nwachukwu, said the terrorists who entered the operational base of Gajiram and wanting to take advantage of the cover of darkness to attack the town, were met with the prompt response of the vigilant troops who fiercely engaged them in combat killing several and recovering weapons.
Colonel Onyema Nwachukwu in his statement further stated that during the encounter in Gajiram, Nigerian troops recovered the following:
One Ak 47 rifle,
Two Ak 47 Magazines,
One Rocket Propelled Grenade Tube,
Three Rocket Propelled Grenade bombs, 4 Bomb Chargers, and Light Machine Gun Belt Links. The gallant troops are currently on the trail of some of the members of the terrorists survivors who fled the scene of the encounter.