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Troops Overpower Terrorists In Borno

Posted by Amarachi on Mon 26th Feb, 2024 - tori.ng

The troops recovered weapons including 2 AK 47 rifles, 5 magazines, and a total of 73 rounds of 7.62mm Special Ammunition during the operation.

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Several BokoHaram insurgents were overpowered by the superior power of Troops of the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) during a gun duel in Mobbar LGA of Borno State, resulting in the terrorists fleeing for their lives.

A statement by MNJTF Spokesman, Lt. Col Abdullahi Abubakar said that with the operation, the Joint Task Force has once again affirmed its commitment to neutralizing the threat of terrorism in the Lake Chad Basin region.

The troops recovered weapons including 2 AK 47 rifles, 5 magazines, and a total of 73 rounds of 7.62mm Special Ammunition during the operation.

According to Abdullahi, “The successful clearance operation was conducted by troops of Sector 3 (5 Brigade) Nigeria on the 25 February, 2024.

“The operation was initiated in response to intelligence reports indicating the presence of Boko Haram terrorists in the vicinity of Alayi Bulanti, within the Mobbar Local Government Area of Borno State.

“Deployed from their base in Damasak, the valiant troops undertook a fighting patrol that brought them into contact with the terrorist elements.

“Upon contact, troops engaged the threat with superior firepower, effectively subduing the insurgents.

“The decisive action of the troops resulted in the recovery of terrorists weaponry, including 2 AK 47 rifles, 5 magazines, and a total of 73 rounds of 7.62mm Special Ammunition.

“The Force Commander, Maj Gen Ibrahim Sallau Ali congratulated the troops of Sector 3 and charged them to remain resolute towards total clearance of terrorist elements in their area operation.

“He commended the local communities for continued support.”



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