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The Defence Headquarters has acknowledged a lieutenant of the Nigerian Military used to be killed while four loads of military personnel had been wounded all over a terrorists ambush in Borno Say on Friday.

The DHQ, acknowledged six of the terrorists had been also killed all over gun battle.

The ambush by the terrorists used to be acknowledged to have resulted in a chief gun battle with the troops of Operation Hadin Kai.

Basically based mostly on a assertion by the Director, Defence Media Operations, Maj. Gen. Buba Edward, the wounded personnel are for the time being receiving treatment at an undisclosed health center.

Buba acknowledged troops recovered five AK 47 rifles and 103 rounds of the 7. 62mm particular ammunition from the terrorists.

The defence spokesperson, nonetheless, acknowledged troops are on the walk of the finest terrorists who laid ambush for them.

The assertion partly reads: “On April 5, 2024, at about 0935hrs, troops of  Operation Hadin Kai encountered a terrorist ambush alongside Avenue  Buratai – Buni Gari.

“Sadly, all over the encounter, troops lost a Lieutenant who used to be killed in action. Whereas four personnel had been wounded in action and receiving treatment.

“Troops’ reinforcement pursued the terrorists to their hideout within the route of the Timbuktu Triangle and made contact.

“Troops neutralised sux of the terrorists convalescing five AK-47 rifles and 103 rounds of the 7. 62mm particular ammunition. The finest terrorists ran in disarray.

“Alternatively, troops are in hunt of the remnant terrorists that fled the firefight.”