No fewer than six terrorists of the Islamic State West African Province (ISWAP) had been killed by operatives of the Nigerian Military in Dikwa, Borno State, the Military has stated.
A press release issued on Wednesday by the power’s spokesman, Mohammed Yerima, stated the terrorists had tried to infiltrate Dikwa city however had been counter-attacked by troopers who killed six terrorists and injured many others.
He stated the confusion that ensued made the remaining terrorists flee the scene, abandoning their vans, weapons and ammunition.
The assertion learn, “The gallant troops of Operation HADIN KAI decisively handled ISWAP terrorists who tried to infiltrate Dikwa city on Tuesday, 8 June 2021.
“The terrorist parts mounted on 5 gun vans, some on bikes and different foot troopers tried to infiltrate the city by Gajibo axis however had been met with superior firepower by troops together with air bombardment by Air Job Power.
“The marauding terrorists had been totally vanquished forcing them to withdraw in a excessive state of confusion abandoning their truck, weapons and ammunition.
“In the course of the encounter, 6 members of the terrorist group had been neutralised, a number of others had been severely injured whereas the survivors withdrew in complete disarray, abandoning their lifeless colleagues.
“Objects recovered in the course of the encounter embody 1 Gun Truck, 8 Ak-47 rifles, 40 rounds of seven.62mm Particular, 39 particular ammo, 3 bikes and 6 magazines.
“To mop up the world, troops carried out exploitation within the early hours of at the moment together with Civilian Joint Job Power and Hunters alongside the terrorist withdrawal routes and recovered 90 rounds of seven.62 mm x 54 on hyperlinks belonging to the fleeing terrorists.”
He, nonetheless, stated three troopers sustained numerous levels of harm and had been receiving remedy on the area ambulance in Dikwa.
He additionally stated the Chief of Military Employees, Faruk Yahaya has prolonged his commendation to the gallant troops over the feat, urging them to stay resolute and steadfast.
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