Nigerian Special Forces commandos undertake confidence-building foot patrols in the far northeastern district of Baga.
DEFENCE HEADQUARTERS NIGERIA
27 June, 2014
In a separate encounter around Duguri near Nigerian–Nigerien border, troops of the Multinational Joint Task Force stormed a terrorists’ hideout in a raid operation and recovered 18 rifles, 5 General Purpose Machine Guns, 25 hand grenades and IED making materials.
A total of 53 terrorists died in the encounter while the troops lost 2 men and 5 others suffered varying degrees of injuries.