Two Generals survive IED attack by Boko Haram members in Borno
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 Banjo Junction-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 121 Task Force Battalion Pulka.