Troops Clear Buried IEDs at Banki-Pulka Axis
The Chief of Administration (Army), Major General IM Alkali and the
Acting General Officer Commanding 7 Division Nigerian Army, Brigadier
General VO Ezugwu’s convoy encountered and cleared 4 Improvised
Explosive Devices (IEDs) buried by suspected elements of Boko Haram
terrorists along their way from Bama to Gwoza at about 10.00am on
Saturday 22nd April 2017.
They encountered the 4 clustered IEDs
buried at a crossing point along Banki Junction and Pulka road, about 6
kilometres to Firgi in Borno State.
The Explosive Ordinance
Device team however, were able to quickly detect the deadly IEDs and
safely extracted and detonated them.
The two senior officers
were on operational visit to troops of 26 Task Force Brigade deployed
for Operation LAFIYA DOLE currently engaged in Operation DEEP PUNCH.
The team among other places visited 112 Task Force Battalion Pulka.