Mines and improvised explosive devices (IEDs) killed nine Mali soldiers during November in central and southern areas in thrall to a decade-long jihadist insurgency, the military said Sunday. The armed forces "were in November 2022 the object of three IED attacks leaving nine FAMa (armed forces) troops dead in combat, eight injured and three vehicles…
23 Jan 2021
Troops of 402 Special Forces Task Brigade of Operation Tura Takaibango (OTTB) have killed five Boko Haram terrorists in the Abbagajiri and Dusula hideouts of Damboa local council of Borno State.
1 Jun 2018
Nigerian Army authorities on Thursday said five soldiers had died along the Pridang-Bita road in Borno after their vehicle stepped on Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs). Army Spokesman, Brig.-Gen. Texas Chukwu, said in a statement that the incident, which occurred in Gworza Local Government Area, happened when troops of 271 Task Force Battalion fought through an…
11 Mar 2018
The Nigerian Army has said that detonating Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) was one of its major challenges in the fight against insurgency in the North East.
19 Nov 2016
In what appears to be a recurring incident of late, suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers yesterday caused the death of six persons, injuring many more in multiple bomb blasts within Maiduguri metropolis.
13 Aug 2016
But for the revelation of a suspected Boko Haram member, Nigerian soldiers would have run into mines and Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) laid on their pathway used by the insurgents in Borno State.