Troops neutralize several ISWAP terrorists

Troops neutralize several ISWAP terrorists

 
Troops of Joint Task Force, North East Operation HADIN KAI have neutralized several Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists during a recent encounter  in Askira Uba Local Government Area of Borno State.

In the fierce encounter, the troops supported by the Air Component of OPHK have destroyed five A – Jet, two A-29, two Dragon combat vehicles and nine Gun Trucks according to a statement by the Director Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu.

Sadly, a gallant senior officer Brigadier General Dzarma Zirkusu and three soldiers paid the supreme sacrifice in a very rare diplay of gallantry as they provided reinforcement in a  counter offensive against the terrorists, and successfully defended the location.

The family of the senior officer  and soldiers have been contacted.

The Chief of Army Staff Lt Gen Faruk Yahaya deeply commiserates with the families and relations of the fallen heroes.

He has also directed that the troops continue in the ferocious counter offensive and hot pursuit to eliminate the remnant of the fleeing terrorists.

Troops neutralize several ISWAP terrorists

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