A mixture of pictures launched by the Nigerian army reveals a few of the weapons recovered from Boko Haram terrorists throughout an operation performed within the North East on December 12, 2020.
A gaggle of Boko Haram terrorists launched into a failed mission on Saturday in an try to assault Askira Uba Local Government Area of Borno State in north-east Nigeria, the army has mentioned.
The Deputy Director of Public Relations 7 Division of the Nigerian Army in Maiduguri, Colonel Ado Isa, confirmed this incident in an announcement on Sunday.
He famous that the terrorists who had been suspected to have come from the Sambisa Forest approached the city from totally different instructions concurrently on over 15 gun vehicles.
They had been, nonetheless, prevented from coming into the city by the troops of 28 Task Force Brigade of Sector 1 of Operation Lafiya Dole who engaged the criminals with superior firepower.
Troops get well gun vehicles and bikes from Boko Haram terrorists throughout an operation performed within the North East on December 12, 2020.
During the fierce battle, a soldier died with two others injured whereas the terrorists suffered big losses in males, supplies, and gear.
Colonel Isa disclosed that the troops captured 4 gun vehicles from them whereas some extra gun vehicles had been additionally destroyed by the Air Task Force of the operation.
“Scores of the terrorists were killed and over 20 terrorists’ dead bodies were counted.
“Additionally, three boxer motorcycles, three anti-aircraft guns, two PKT machine guns, 10 AK47 rifles, and 13 Rocket Propelled Grenade (RPG) bombs, as well as a large cache of ammunition and other weapons were captured from the terrorists among others,” the assertion mentioned.
A gun truck owned by Boko Haram terrorists is destroyed by the army throughout an operation performed within the North East on December 12, 2020.
It added, “Unfortunately, one soldier paid the supreme sacrifice, and two others were wounded during the encounter and are stable and responding to treatment.
“May God grant repose to the soul of the dead soldier and quick recovery to the two wounded in action soldiers.”
Colonel Isa gave an assurance that the troops of Operation Lafiya Dole would proceed to maintain the aggressive, offensive posture to rid the North East of remnants of Boko Haram and Islamic State’s West Africa Province (ISWAP) insurgents, rapists, and marauders, amongst different criminals.
The blurred a part of this picture launched by the Nigerian army reveals the our bodies of two terrorists killed by troops throughout an operation performed within the North East on December 12, 2020.