Troops kill terrorists attempting to blow up a bridge in Gulak– DHQ

Terrorists killed trying to blow up a bridge

Nigerian troops have killed some Boko Haram terrorists while attempting to blow up a bridge to prevent troops from advancing in Gulak, Adamawa State.
According to Defence Headquarters, “troops in pursuit of terrorists caught up with some of them who were in the process of blowing up a bridge to deter troops advance.
“The terrorists were not lucky as they died in their encounter with troops.”
A statement by the Director of Defence Information, Major General Chris Olukolade, said troops on cordon and search along Djimitillo Damaturu road axis on Friday night had an encounter with a group of terrorists after their hideout was discovered by troops.
“The fierce fight to dislodge them from the location which is very close to a market, resulted in the capture of Machine Guns and rifles as well as the death of some number of them.
“Some of the terrorists are believed to have died in the fire that gutted the house where they had made their base.
“A soldier was killed while another was wounded and is undergoing treatment.
“The troops are continuing with the cordon and search of the town and environs after overpowering the terrorists.
“A lot of arms have been recovered in the process. Troops are also dismantling the terrorists group’s flags hoisted in the towns,” he stated.

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