Tag: Ambush

BREAKING: Gunmen ambush 18-seater buses in Jos, kill many

There was palpable fear in Jos, Plateau state capital on Saturday as gunmen ambushed a group of five 18-seater buses killing about 30 travellers. The attack according to report occurred around 10 am at Jos North Local Government Area of the state. Witnesses said the travellers, numbering about 80, ran[Read More…]

In Kaduna, bandits have killed some Nigerian Air Force personnel in an ambush

Bandits have killed some Nigerian Air Force personnel in an ambush in Kaduna State. The incident occured, on Saturday, when the troops of the 271 NAF detachment foiled an ambush set up by a group of over 100 bandits at Ungwan Laya near Birnin Gwari. in a statement on Saturday,[Read More…]

Hundreds of Nigerian Soldiers Are Missing, Eight Military Trucks Stolen After Boko Haram Ambush

Hundreds of Nigerian troops are missing after Boko Haram jihadists overran a military base in the remote northeast, security sources said Sunday, in the second major assault on the armed forces in two days. The militants invaded a base holding more than 700 soldiers in Yobe state — where they[Read More…]

Operational Vehicles Burnt As Bandits Ambush Nigerian Army In Zamfara

Nigerian Army on Sunday confirmed an ambush by suspected bandits against its anti-terrorism team on Friday around Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara. Army Spokesman, Brig-Gen. Usman Kukasheka, made the confirmation on the telephone. He, however, said none of the soldiers was killed during the attack. Kukasheka also said the[Read More…]

Boko Haram Kill Lt. Col, 4 Soldiers in Late Night Ambush In Borno

It is an especially sad day for the Nigerian Army. It’s most efficient fighter has died in battle after surviving deadly onslaughts and dodging bullets for years. Muhammed Abu-Ali, a lieutenant colonel, died in an ambush laid for his troops by the terrorist Boko Haram sect. Fourteen Boko Haram insurgents[Read More…]

Troops Ambush Fleeing Terrorists At Sambisa-Alagarno Axis

Press Releases At the early hours of today, Sunday 24th April 2016, troops of 81 Battalion and some elements of 251 Task Force Battalion, 25 Brigade, ambushed suspected Boko Haram terrorists escaping from Sambisa forest to Fulawani village. The ambushed terrorists were trying to link up with other terrorists or[Read More…]