Troops of 153 task force base, on Thursday, at old Marte, continued chase of Boko Haram terrorists after they carried out an unsuccessful attack at about 5:50pm on Wednesday.
During the operation, troops killed 5 additional fighters.
The casualty on the part of the Boko Haram sect now stands at 21.
Equipment recovered are 1 MC-H3 tube panhand aml 90 gun with registration number 0182; 1 36milimeter handset grenade; 7 pieces of 60milemeter bodies and 3 AK47 rifles.
The Army has now recovered 10 AK47 rifles in all.