Black Day for Terrorists: Military Reduces Their Strength With 41 …As 60 Elderly Women Rescued

By: Okosun Dennis

Nigerian military have dealt a great blow on the Boko Haram Terrorists and their Islamic State West Africa Province counterpart in the North East, as troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE has decimated 41 insurgents.

These successes was part of the ongoing offensive operation against the terrorists after heavy fighting in the early hours of Monday, 15th March, 2021.

According to the Army spokesperson, Brig Gen Mohammed Yerima, who confirmed in a statement in Abuja said the gallant troops maintained aggressive posture and conducted a fighting patrol along Gulwa and Musuri in Gamboru Ngala Local Government Area of Borno State.

“At Musuri, troops encountered elements of the terrorist group and swiftly engaged them in firefight which lasted for about 45 minutes.

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“With superior firepower, troops ultimately dominated the area after neutralizing 41 of the terrorists. They also recovered sophisticated weapons and rescued 60 elderly women and children who were in the terrorists’ captivity.

“Items recovered from the obliterated fighters included: 12 AK47 rifles, eight Fabric Nationale (FN) rifles, a motorcycle, six bicycles, mechanic tool boxes, a sewing machine, large quantity of batteries used for making of Improvised Explosive Devices and sex enhancement drugs amongst other things,” Gen Yerima added.

He reiterated that the troops are in high fighting spirit and determined as ever to clear the entire region and country of vestiges of Boko Haram terrorists.

The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Ibrahim Attahiru, has already congratulated the gallant troops while urging them to keep up the tempo and finish the battle speedily without bleeding.

Post Author: Friday Ekeoba