Troops Kill Three Terrorists In Borno

The troops of 5 Brigade and Sector 3 Joint Task Force (JTF) of Operation Hadin Kai (OPHK) have killed three terrorists at an illegal border market in Borno state.

The neutralizations were made last Friday while conducting a clearance operation, tagged: “operation dominance” in the Damasak border community with Niger.

Army Spokesman, Brig-Gen. Onyema Nwachukwu, yesterday (Sunday) in Abuja disclosed that the troops came in contact with the terrorists at an illegal market they operate at Gallo Malawari village.

He explained that in the fierce encounter; three terrorists were neutralized, while others sustain gunshot wounds.

“While the other terrorists bowing to superior fire power; however retreated in disarray towards Lake Chad,” he said.  

According to him, the troops also recovered an AK-47 rifle, a truck, two motorcycles, four empty magazines and rounds of ammunition amongst others. 

By Mohammed Farouk

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