Troops Neutralize Two B/Haram Terrorists As Others Surrender

Troops of Joint Task Force North East Operation HADIN KAI (OPHK) have successfully ambushed suspected Boko Haram terrorists along Kuka in Konduga LGA of Borno State.

Director, Army Public Relations, Brig Gen Onyema Nwachukwu, disclosed this in a statement on Thursday.

TheFact Daily gathers that the troops laid in wait for the marauding terrorists, before engaging them in a fierce firefight that neutralized two of the terrorists while others fled in disarray.

Items recovered after the firefight include 63 rounds of 12.7mm ammunition, one Improvised Explosive Device (IED) shell, 5 Pento injections, and the sum of Nineteen Thousand, Four Hundred and Sixty (19,460) naira.

Furthermore, a notorious terrorist surrendered to troops of the 222 Battalion at Geizuwa in Konduga LGA. According to Nwachukwu, this followed the aggressive operations of troops against BHT enclaves.

Items recovered from the suspect include one AK47 rifle, one magazine, and 26 rounds of 7.62mm special ammunition. The suspect is currently undergoing profiling for further necessary action.

“The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Taoreed Lagbaja has lauded the troops’ high level of alertness and fighting spirit, urging them to sustain the momentum and ensure that remnants of terrorists and bandits in their areas of responsibility are completely cleared”, the statement read.

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