Nigerian Army neutralises Boko Haram-ISWAP terrorists in Borno offensive

Troops of Sector 2 Joint Task Force North East Operation HADIN KAI have neutralized scores of Boko Haram and Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists, who made frantic attempt to infiltrate the ancient town of Biu, Borno State, North-Eastern Nigeria. 

A statement by the Director Army Public Relations, Brig. Gen. Onyeama Nwachukwu, on Sunday says the criminal elements met their Waterloo, when the gallant troops of 231 Battalion and 331 Artillery Regiment swiftly routed them in a failed incursion at Maina Hari village in Biu on Saturday15 January 2022.

According to the Statement, in the intense battle, troops unleashed superior firepower on the terrorists, neutralizing five Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists, compelling others to withdraw in disarray.

The troops also captured from the terrorists, one gun truck, one Deshka Anti-Aircraft Gun, one HK 21 Machine Gun, one Rocket Propelled Grenade Bomb, 137 rounds of 12.7mm Anti-Aircraft Rounds amongst others, the statement added.

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