Troops foil Damasak Attack, Inflict heavy casualty on BH/ISWAP; Destroy Illegal Market

Troops of 5 Brigade, Sector 3 Joint Task Force(JTF), North East Operation Hadin Kai, while consolidating on their dogged push to deplete Boko Haram(BH) and Islamic State West Africa Province Terrorists (ISWAP) in Borno State, recorded a decisive victory against the terrorists in Damask on Friday 7 January 2022.

A statement by Brig Gen Onyema Nwachukwu said, “The gallant troops, while conducting clearance operations,┬ácode named Operation Dominance 1, came in contact with the terrorists at an illegal market operated by the terrorists in Gallo Malawari Village.

“In the fierce encounter, three BH/ISWAP terrorists were neutralized, while others, bowing to superior firepower retreated in disarray.

“Troops recovered one AK 47 Rifle, a truck, two Motorcycles, four empty magazines and rounds of 7.62mm ammunition amongst others.”



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