At the Forward Operating Base (FOB) Wulgo, troops from Joint Task Force North East Operation HADIN KAI (OPHK) and the Cameroonian Defence Force exterminated four ISWAP/BHTs.
Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu, Director Army Public Relations, made the announcement in a statement.
“While on a patrol to control their area of duty, attentive troops successfully stopped an attempted entrance of the terrorist group into the camp,” he said.
“The troops swiftly responded with overwhelming volume of fire and spontaneous reinforcement from the Battalion Headquarters, compelling the terrorists to retreat.
“Troops immediately carried out a hot pursuit and exploitation after the encounter, along the terrorists’ route of withdrawal and neutralised three BHTs.
“The gallant troops also recovered three AK 47 rifles, six magazines and 50 rounds of 7.62mm special.
“In another development, four ISWAP/BHTs terrorists have met their waterloo same date, around 151 Battalion location.
“The terrorists were burnt beyond recognition, as their Gun truck mounted with Anti Aircraft Guns ran over Vehicle Improvised Explosive Device.
“Own troops are currently conducting further exploitation ahead of the location to clear any surviving terrorist.
“The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Faruk Yahaya has commended the efforts of the troops and charged them to remain aggressive and focused, as they dominate their areas of operational responsibility, in order to ensure complete extermination of the terrorists and restoration of normalcy,” the statement read.