Army Recovers Arms Cache From Boko Haram


By Priscilla Amanze

The Nigeria Army has reportedly intercepted and recovered from the Boko Haram terrorists a large cache of arms loaded on two trucks and on motorcycles in Goneri town, South West of Kukawa Local Government Area.

An unconfirmed number of the terrorists were said to have escaped with gunshot wounds, abandoning one Buffalo Land Cruiser gun truck mounted with an Anti-Aircraft gun, 1,600 rounds of 12.7mm Armour Piercing Incendiary ammunitions, 563 rounds of 7.62mm (NATO) ammunition for General Purpose Machine Guns and 57 rounds of 7.62mm (Special) ammunition.

They also recovered one motorcycle, seven jerry cans of Premium Motor Spirit and Automotive Gasoline Oil, a pair of Nigerien Army uniform, two Cameroonian telecommunication service providers SIM cards, as well as a pair of Boko Haram uniform.

They also recovered one Samsung Galaxy Tablet and assorted drugs such as Climax Oxytocin, Tetracyclic HC1 Ointment, Drips and Syringe, amongst others.

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