The Troops of Operation Fireball On Monday, have succeeded in killing Five Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists in Borno State.
According to him;
“During the brief but decisive encounter, 4 Boko Haram criminals were neutralized, while one FN Rifle, one AK 47 Rifle, 2 FN Rifle magazines and 4 AK 47 Rifle magazines were captured from the fleeing criminals.
“Additionally, 29 Rounds of 7.62mm NATO ammunition, 39 Rounds of 7.62mm Special ammunition, 2 Motorcycles, Motorcycle repair tools and one Tecno phone were also captured”, the statement disclosed.
Speaking further, the troops of 144 Battalion on last Saturday conducted a robust clearance patrol to Yafa, Kirchinga and Shuwarin general areas.
“Troops made contact and engaged the criminals at Yafa. In the ensuing gun battle, one Boko Haram criminal was neutralized while several others were believed to have escaped with gunshot wounds”, the statement indicated.
“The entire populace of the North East region are hereby assured of the Nigerian military high command determination to finally rout the remnants of Boko Haram/Islamic State’s West Africa Province criminals from their enclaves in this zone.
“They are also encouraged to avail the troops with credible information that will help in the execution of the operation”, he urged.