Troops eliminate 6 terrorists, recover equipment in North East-Official | The Guardian Nigeria News



The Nigerian Army says the troops of the Joint Task Force, North East Operation Hadin Kai (OPHK), have eliminated six terrorists and recovered a cache of arms and ammunition in recent encounters in Borno.

The Director, Army Public Relations, Brig.-Gen. Onyema Nwachukwu disclosed this in a statement on Thursday in Abuja.

Nwachukwu said that the troops of the 25 Brigade, had on Wednesday, neutralised four terrorists of the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), terrorists who were on espionage on Damboa-Bulabulin- Maiduguri road.

He said that the terrorists ran into a fighting patrol team at Kukawa and were neutralised in the firefight that ensued with the troops.

According to him, the gallant troops recovered four AK 47 rifles and four magazines, each loaded with 30 rounds of 7.62mm (Special), ammunition from the troops after further exploitation.
Nwachukwu also disclosed that troops of 195 Battalion, Sector 1 OPHK in conjunction with elements of Civilian Joint Task Force…

Source: Guardian Newspaper