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Troops neutralise Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists in Borno state

Nokai Origin, Abuja

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Troops of Sector 2 Joint Task Force(JTF)  North East(NE) Operation HADIN KAI(OPHK) have neutralised five BH/ISWAP terrorists, compelling others to withdraw in disarray.

The gallant troops also captured  from the terrorists, one gun truck, one Deshka M  Anti Aircraft Gun, one HK 21 Machine Gun, one Rocket Propelled Grenade Bomb, 137 rounds of 12.7mm Anti-Aircraft Rounds amongst others.

In the intense battle, troops unleashed superior fire power on the terrorists, dealing decisively with Boko Haram(BH) and Islamic State West Africa Province(ISWAP) terrorists, who made frantic attempt to infiltrate the ancient town of Biu, Borno State.

The criminal elements met their Waterloo, when the gallant troops of 231 Battalion and 331 Artillery Regiment  swiftly routed them in a failed incursion at Maina Hari village in Biu on Saturday 15th January 2022 while the Armed Forces Remembrance Day was being celebrated.

This is contained in a statement issued by the Director Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu. View pictures below:

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