In furtherance of its crackdown of Boko Haram terrorists, the Nigerian Army on Wednesday.
In a statement issued by Army spokesman Colonel Sani Usman the troops engaged the terrorists in a gun battle in Bulabulin for an hour.
He said, “They (troops) engaged them in a fire fight that lasted for an hour. The troops killed 9 Boko Haram terrorists and wounded several others.
“They also captured 2 AK-47 Rifles, 2 Hand Grenades, 1 Improvised Explosive Device, 5 Jerrycans of Premium Motor Spirit and 9 motorcycles.
“However, the troops hand held radio was badly damaged during the encounter.
“The troops would continue the clearance operation of the remnants of the Boko Haram in all the nooks and crannies of their areas of operation with renewed vigour and determination.”