by Azeez Adeniyi
Troops of 145 and 158 Task Force Battalions, 5 Brigade on Friday night smashed a fish smuggling ring operated by Boko Haram terrorists.
According to a statement from the Deputy Director Army Public Relations, 8 Task Force Division, Col. Timothy Antigha, the success was recorded during a joint ambush operation conducted in Julari village, along Kareto – Damasak road, Borno State.
“During the operation, troops neutralized 4 Boko Haram terrorists.
“Similarly, they recovered 1 AK 47 riffle, 1 Toyota Hilux pick up, 3 Motorcycles, 35 bags of dry fish, 1 bag of bush meat, 3 bags of sugar and 60 litres of engine oil.
“Unfortunately, we lost a soldier during the operation,” the statement said.