The ambush party decisively dealt with the terrorists riding on bicycles at a crossing point off Damboa-Kubwa road towards Multe village axis.
The team killed 1 terrorist, while others escaped with gun shot wounds. The troops recovered 1 AK-47 rifle with registration number 565907530 and14 rounds of 7.62mm (Special) ammunition, a wooden Dane Gun shaped to the resemblance of an AK-47rifle, 1 fabricated double-barrelled pistol and 4 bicycles.
In a related development, earlier this morning, there was a report of a suspected bag containing Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) near ECC premises, which is adjacent to the residence of a former governor of Borno State, Malla Kachalla, along Pompomari bye-pass in Maiduguri.
The Nigeria Police Explosive Ordnance Device (EOD) team were immediately called while the military provided outer cordon as the team successfully and safely demobilized the IED bag.