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Troops eliminate Boko haram, ISWAP in Borno

Troops eliminate Boko haram, ISWAP in Borno

Troops of 120 Task Force Battalion, Sector 2, Joint Task Force(JTF), North East(NE) Operation HADIN KAI(OPHK) have eliminated Boko haram and Islamic State West Africa province terrorists (ISWAP)  at Goniri, Yobe State on Saturday.

Troops recorded this feat in conjunction with members of the Civilian Joint Task Force(CJTF). In a clearance operation code-named "Operation DOMINANCE I, along the insurgents' route of maneuver at Ngirbua village, the gallant troops neutralized two BH/ISWAP terrorists following a ferocious battle, while others, bowing to troops' superior firepower retreated in disarray.

Items troops recovered are one AK 47 Rifle, one FN rifle and a motorcycle.

The troops in conjunction with CJTF are currently, combing the general area to track down the fleeing insurgents.

However, Boko Haram and Islamic State West Africa Province Terrorists in Borno State have again suffered a bloody nose on Sunday 30 January, as troops of Sector 3 Operation HADIN KAI deployed at Forward Operating Base Magumeri came in contact with the terrorists while on a fighting patrol around Mallumti general area.

In the firefight that ensued, the dogged troops neutralized three terrorists and recovered three AK47 Rifles, one magazine, quantity 23 of 7.62mm special ammunition, one pick-up truck, two solar panels, seven mobile phones, foodstuff and provisions, among others.

The good people of Yobe and Borno states are please enjoined to support the troops with actionable information on the movement of any insurgent in their localities.

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