Nigerian Army Kills 20 Boko Haram Jihadists


page sans-serif; font-size: small; line-height: 200%;”>A statement by Marilyn Ogar, viagra Deputy Director, remedy Public Relations, said “Following our earlier releases, it has been established that eighteen (18) casualties were recorded, while two (2) Service personnel sustained serious injuries”.

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“Three (3) other detainees who sustained gunshot injuries during the incident have also died.”

She added that investigation is still ongoing to ascertain the immediate and remote causes in a shooting that happened on Sunday where 18 suspects were reported dead instantly.

Confirming the Sunday morning gun battle, Ogar in her first release after the incident, stated that, “At 0715 hours, the Service suspect handler went to the detention facility within the Headquarters to feed the suspects.

“One of the suspects attempted to disarm him by hitting him at the back of his head with his handcuff. His attempt to escape drew the attention of other guards at the facility who fired some shots to warn and deter others.”

“The gun shots attracted the attention of the military with whom we have an understanding of mutual assistance in the event of any threat. The Army immediately deployed a team to reinforce our perimeter guards to forestall any external collaborators. The situation has since been brought under control.”

(Daily Post)


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