Military Subdue Boko Haram, Kills 13, Recover weapons In Yobe State


By Lazarus Zakaa

The Nigerian Military has said it’s troops of 159 Battalion in Sector 2 in conjunction with the Air Task Force of Operation LAFIYA DOLE has Subdued Boko Haram/ISWAP Terrorists and killed thirteen (13) at about 1130 hours on Monday, 20 April 2020 in attempted to attack Geidam Local Government Area of Yobe State.

The was reviewed in a statement released by the Coordinator Defence media Operations, Major General, John Enenche on Monday in Abuja.

The Coordinator explained that the terrorists were forced to retreat, scampered in disarray into different locations and within surrounding bushes. At the moment, troops are on pursuit of the fleeing terrorists.

” During the encounter thirteen (13) terrorists were neutralized, two (2) gun trucks with DUSHKHA Guns and Six (6) AK 47 rifles were Captured. Presently, the terrorists have been subdued, situation in Geidam town and environs has been normalized and troops are currently on a follow up/exploitation operation.”

” There was no casualty or loss of equipment on the part of our gallant troops. Additional details to be communicated to the media as events unfold further.”He said.

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