By Lazarus Zakaa, Abuja.
The Acting Director, Defence Media Operation, Brig.-Gen. Bernard Onyeuko, have disclosed in a statement that troops of Operation TURA TAKAIBANGO alongside Air Task Force Operation LAFIYA DOLE have successfully destroyed seven Boko Haram / ISWAP terrorists’ gun trucks and crushed numerous members of the sect.
He said the terrorists met their waterloo when they attempted to attack troops location at the outskirts of Marte in Marte Local Government Area of Borno State.
According to him:
“The gallant troops, based on reliable information about the attack, had positioned themselves in an ambush site where they tactically withdrew to, and awaited the arrival of the terrorists before they opened fire which led to fierce battle that resulted in the successes recorded as indicated above,” it reads in part.