No fewer than two members of the terrorist group, Boko Haram, have been killed by the Nigerian Army at Mayanti Village in Bama.
The village is located at Bama Local Government Council of Borno State.
The soldiers ambushed the terrorists when they were entering Sambisa Forest.
According to the Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, 7 Division, Lt. Col. Kingsley Samuel, the soldiers neutralised two insurgents while many others escaped with gunshot wounds.
He disclosed too that some food items were recovered from the insurgents.
His words: “The Mobile Strike Teams (MSTs) of Operation Lafiya Dola resolve to rout out the remnants of Boko Haram terrorists.
“MST yielded yet another result with the troops successfully ambushed unsuspecting terrorists at about 10: 45 p.m. on Friday, October 6th, 2017.
“The insurgents were attempting to cross into Sambisa Forest from Mayanti Village in Bama Local Government Area of Borno State.
“The troops sprung the ambush on the terrorists and neutralised two of them, while several others escaped with gunshot wounds. The troops also recovered two bags of maize from the ambush site.
“The MST has been a potent deadly mobile lethal force engaging and neutralising the insurgents in several staging areas.”