The troops carried out clearance patrol from Bitta up to Junction point at Gambori village, Borno State. During the operation, the troops encountered Boko Haram terrorists at Bulajani village and successfully cleared and pursued the fleeing Boko Haram terrorists in the area.
Unfortunately, the troops ran into an ambush which was eventually cleared enroute back from the pursuit.
Unfortunately, 5 soldiers were wounded in the process and their Buffalo vehicle was badly damaged. The troops killed 4 Boko Haram terrorists, while an unconfirmed number escaped with gun shot wounds.
The patrol recovered 6 bicycles and food storage facility laden with foodstuffs. They also discovered and safely detonated 1 Improvised Explosive Device (IED) at Madube village.