Thursday, 28 May 2020

PHOTOS; Victory for Nigerian Army as they rescue 241 abductees from Boko Haram + killed 20 BH Terrorist

The Nigeria Army released a statement today May 28, 2020, according to the statement 241 abductees were rescued (105 women and 136 children ) from Boko Haram ,

The statement reads ;
In continuation with the war on terror in the North East Theatre of Operation , Sector 1 troops Operation LAFIYA DOLE have continued with long range fighting patrols and ambushes across their area of responsibility with commendable successes been achieved by neutralizing more Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists, arms and Ammunition recoveries and in some cases kidnapped victims were largely freed.

Specifically, in the ongoing operation “KANTANA JIMLAN”, based on credible intelligence exposing the hideouts of someBH/ISWAP terrorists , troops of Army Super Camp 11 Gamboru , led by the commanding Officer of 3 Battalion had on the 23rd of May 2020 conducted long range of fighting patrol to clear identified terrorists’ camps or settlements around Rann general area.

During the operation , contact was made with terroristd which led to an exchange of fire which resulted in the extermination of five (5) terrorists and the capture of the following items:
2 x motorcycles
2 x bicycles
1 x amplifier ,m
1 x battery
2 x sewing machines and 4 x BHTs’flags .

Additionally, the troops moved further to a recently identified Boko Haram terrorists’ infested settlement-Mudu village where 241 kidnapped victims - comprising of 105 women and 136 children were rescued from terrorists’ captivating .

The recovered items include :
1x Cobra APC
1x Dushka Anti Aircraft Gun
1x AK 47 riffle
1x FN riffle and 3x hand Grenades .others are
2x AK 47 magazines
1x FN riffle magazines
78x roundsof12.7mm AA ammunition
25x rounds of 7.62mm special
25x rounds of locally fabricated AK 47 riffle and a blanket
241 x Civilians rescued
20 xBH/ISWAP terrorists - were forced to permanent sleep
4 x BHTs Flags

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