No lower than 10 suspected Boko Haram contributors died on Wednesday when troops of the Special Forces Brigade in Borno insist engaged the insurgents in a gun wrestle at Sassaawa village, a community within the Marte Local Authorities Dwelling.
SaharaReporters gathered that the raid was once part of the ongoing 2nd part of operation Tura Takaibango.
The troops furthermore recovered weapons, collectively with AK-47 rifles, mortar tubes, and a machine gun, a armed forces supply acknowledged.
“The clearance onslaught was once per the directives given by the Chief of Military Workers (COAS) Ibrahim Attahiru when he visited the Theatre of Operation LAFIYA DOLE. All the draw thru his operational focus on over with no longer too lengthy within the past to Dikwa, the COAS issued directives to troops to advance and recapture Marte and thereafter mission additional to decided other adjoining villages which encompass Sassawa, Chikun Gudu, Kerenoa, and environs.
“Following the directive, the audacious troops moved in, performed the scheme, and projected ahead. At some level of the clearance operation, troops encountered heavy fleets of the terrorists, engaged and finally obliterated them. Within the locate, 10 contributors of the sect were killed,” the provision acknowledged.
The incident comes barely two days after the troops killed about 25 insurgents in Chikun Gudu and Kerenoa areas of the insist.
Two troopers however misplaced their lives while seven others sustained injuries at some level of the attack.
Boko Haram and its offshoot, Islamic Divulge West Africa Province, have killed hundreds and displaced hundreds and hundreds in North-Japanese Nigeria.
Nigerian navy has incessantly claimed that the insurgency has been largely defeated and barely underplays any losses.
Within the past months, troopers were centered by the insurgents, laying in ambush on their path.
The Boko Haram insurgency has ended in over 40,000 deaths and displaced hundreds and hundreds of different folks mainly in Adamawa, Borno and Yobe states.