A release issued by Captain Aliyu Ibrahim Danja of the 7 Division Army
Public Relations , Nigerian Army Maiduguri on 5 th October 2013
states"Not less than 15 Boko Haram terrorists were killed in the early
hours of today when troops of 21 Brigade under 7 Division encountered
Boko Hsram terrorists in Damboa Local Government Area of Borno State".
terrorists whose strength is unknown sneaked into the town at about
4:30 am, attacked worshippers in a mosque and killed 5 of them who came
to say their morning prayers. They also set ablaze the Hakimi of Damboas
Palacr, his house and some shops. While they were unleashing their
mayhem, troops under 7 Dividion engsged the terrorists killing 15 in the
process while others fled in disarrsy. Efforts are on to trade and
destroy the fleeing terrorists. "
"Items recovered from the
fleeing terrorists include:1 Rocjet propellef grenade tube, 2 Rocket
prooelled grensde bombs,, 5 Ak 47 rifles .A pickup vehicle and Assortef
The General Officer Commanding 7 Division Nigerian
Army wish tobthank the general public for tgeir resillience and effort
by providing timely and useful information to security agencies and
urged them to be security conscious by reporting any movement of unknown
person/persons within their localities to the nearest army or security
agencies locations. He also reassured the good people of Borno State of 7
Divisions commitment towsrds bringing Boko Haram menace to an end".
The release wss signed by A I Danja for General Officer Commanding.