Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole hang killed no fewer than six Boko Haram terrorists alongside the Dikwa – Ajiri axis within the Dikwa Native Authorities Space of Borno Bid.
The Director of Military Public Family, Brigadier Total Mohammed Yerima, who disclosed this in an announcement issued on Tuesday, stated the troops encountered the insurgents on Monday evening.
Yerima popular that the gunmen mounted bikes and a gun truck, adding that troops rapid engaged them in a fierce firefight.
“The troops on patrol came enthusiastic with terrorists mounted on bikes and a gun truck, rapid engaged them in a fierce firefight, killing 6 of them and recovered lots of weapons, ammunitions and varied gadgets,” the assertion learn.
Objects recovered from the insurgents consist of one PKM, two AK-47 rifles, one FN rifle, three FN rifle magazines, two AK-47 rifle magazines, 36 rounds of seven.62mm NATO, 19 rounds of seven.62mm special and 67 PKM linked rounds.
“Others consist of two bikes, one magazine pouch, two cellular handsets and a tube of adhesive solution.”
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TROOPS SUSTAIN OFFENSIVE ONSLAUGHT, KILL MORE BOKO HARAM/ISWAP TERRORISTS, CAPTURE ARMS, AMMUNITION IN DIKWA – AJIRI AXIS, BORNO STATE
The sustained offensive onslaught on Boko Haram terrorists and their ISWAP ilk by the Nigerian Military has persevered to compose traction as troops of 81Task Power Battalion alongside with Civilian Joint Task Power and Vigilante on the evening of Monday, 15 March 2021 neutralized extra terrorists in Dikwa axis, Borno Bid.
In an aggressive combating patrol and hid picketing performed by troops in continuation of the ongoing subsidiary Operation within the Theatre of Operation LAFIYA DOLE code-named operation “TURA TAKAIBANGO”, troops took out rankings of Boko Haram opponents alongside Dikwa – Ajiri axis in Dikwa Native Authorities Space of the snarl.
The troops on patrol came enthusiastic with terrorists mounted on bikes and a gun truck, rapid engaged them in a fierce firefight, killing 6 of them and recovered lots of weapons, ammunition and varied gadgets. Objects captured within the stumble upon consist of 1 PKM, 2 AK 47 rifles, 1 FN rifle, 3 FN rifle magazines, 2 AK 47 rifle magazines, 36 rounds of seven.62mm NATO,19 rounds of seven.62mm special and 67 PKM linked rounds. Others consist of 2 bikes, 1 magazine pouch, 2 cellular handsets and a tube of adhesive solution.
Similarly, troops of Bravo Firm whereas on identical routine perimeter patrol on the same 15 March, recovered a cellular handset cellular phone suspected to been abandoned by the fleeing contributors of the terrorists who came under troops heavy fireplace throughout the are trying to infiltrate the camp on 14 March 2021. The handset has been handed over to 7 Armed forces Intelligence Brigade for scrutiny.
In step with the directive of the Chief of Military Workers, Lt Gen Ibrahim Attahiru, troops will remain resolute and obvious to substantiate that the in vogue jam is fully cleared and protected whereas aggressively dominating every route the keep terrorists are suspected to switch round in recount to smoke them out.
Director Military Public Family
16 March 2021