The troops of Operation Hearth Ball have killed 16 Boko Haram/Islamic States for West Africa Province terrorists in latest encounters within the North East theatre of operation.
The Performing Director, Defence Media Operations, Brig.-Gen. Bernard Onyeuko, made this identified in a press release on Sunday.
The assertion was titled ‘Operation Lafiya Dole: Troops of operation fireplace ball neutralise a number of bandits, destroy gun vans, get better massive cache of arms and different gadgets’.
Onyeuko mentioned that 4 terrorists’ gun vans had been destroyed in addition to restoration of a giant cache of arms and ammunitions in the course of the numerous encounters.
The assertion learn partially, “On 21 October 2020 troops of Particular Response Space Gajiram deployed at Examine Level three below Sector three decisively dealt a heavy blow on BHT/ISWAP legal components.
“The eagle-eyed troops who had been on alert observed uncommon automobiles following the convoy of automobiles conveying Internally Displaced Individuals from Maiduguri Cosmopolitan Metropolis to Baga city as a way to infiltrate personal place.
“The troops canalised the criminals and inflicted heavy casualty on them. After the following firefight three Boko Haram terrorists had been neutralised.
“In a associated growth, troops of Military Tremendous Camp Magumeri decimated a number of Boko Haram terrorists who attacked the placement. After the fierce encounter, 11 Boko Haram terrorists had been neutralised.
“Equally, On 24 October 2020, the gallant troops of Military Tremendous Camp positioned at Mallam Fatori routed components of Boko Haram/ ISWAP legal components who attacked their location. After the fierce battle two Boko Haram terrorists had been neutralised, others escaped with gunshot wounds as traces of blood of dragged casualties by the criminals had been seen throughout exploitation.”
The defence assured populace of the North-East zone of the willpower of the Excessive Command of the Armed Forces of Nigeria “to lastly rout out the remnants of the BHT/ISWAP criminals from their enclaves”.