Boko Haram flag on a captured vehicle
Nigerian troops with captured ammunition
Destroyed operational vehicle of Boko Haram
Another operational vehicle of Boko Haram destroyed
The Nigerian military has released some pictures from the Konduga scene. PRNigeria said in a press release the move was in response to demands of Nigerians for some evidence to support the complete routing of insurgents who attempted to capture Konduga on Friday,
However, in deference to sensibilities of Nigerians, pictures that may offend the senses were not included.
According to PRNigeria, the pictures were released only for the purpose of reassuring our compatriots that the military is capable and ready to defend them.
It could be recalled that after about three hours of fierce fighting yesterday, Nigerian troops routed the Boko Haram fighting force of over a hundred terrorists.
In addition to the staggering loss of men, Boko Haram also suffered extensive losses in their equipment.
Colonel Timothy Antigha of Army Public Relations Directorate said in a previous statement three Hilux and one Buffalo vehicles with mounted Anti-aircraft guns,three General Purpose Machine guns, over 30 AK 47 rifles and two global positioning systems have been recovered among other items.
Four Nigerian soldiers were wounded in action. The entire area is still being combed for terrorists who may have escaped with bullet wounds.
Morale of Nigerian troops remains very high according to the military sources.Newsdiaryonline.com could not independently verify all the claims above.