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Breaking! Nigerian Troops Recover Boko Haram’s Large Cache Of Arms And Ammunition

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 The Nigerian Army said on Sunday that following a tip off, troops recovered a large cache of arms and ammunition concealed by Boko Haram in Borno State.
The troops had gone on a clearance patrol in Borgozo-Alargano general area when they made the discovery.

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The patrol team also cleared remnants of Boko Haram terrorists earlier dislodged from  Alagarno forest hibernating at Kadari, Camp Abu Fatima and Gursum, said Army’s spokesman Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman.

“The troops discovered large cache of arms and ammunition that  include 36 boxes of .51mm  calibre, 5 x 20 Lyra beefcake mixture of 7.62mm (NATO) ammunition, large quantity of 7.62mm (Special), ammunition and one 81mm mortar tube.

“In addition, the troops recovered 1 Toyota Hilux, 1 Generator and several motorcycles.

“The Nigerian Army wishes to  appeal to all Nigerians and in particular, the good people of Adamawa, Borno  and Yobe States to continue to provide useful information to troops in order to facilitate complete routing of the remnants of Boko Haram  insurgents hiding in their  localities,” Colonel Usman added.

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