The patrol team of 157 Task Force Battalion, 7 Brigade, on Monday ambushed and killed a Boko Haram terrorists spy at Barwati village, Kukawa Local Government Area of Borno State Northeastern Nigeria.
The insurgent who was on a reconnaissance mission to infiltrate the troops’ position, was killed while trying to gain entry into a military location.
This was contained in a statement signed by the Acting Director Army Public Relations Colonel Sani Usman Kukasheka.
The team also recovered 1 AK-47 rifle, 59 rounds of 7.62mm of special ammunition, one 40mm x 46mm BGL2 grenade, 1 bandolier and 3 AK-47 rifle magazines from him.
Troops have intensified vigilance and high levels of alertness as they continue with efforts of clearing the remnants of the Boko Haram terrorists in their Area of Responsibility.