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Troops Of Operation Lafiya Dole Kills Twenty ISWAP Criminals At Baga Borno State

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In a decisive intercept offensive operation, troops of 130 Battalion with the support of Army Super Camp Baga, of operation lafiya dole kills twenty bht/iswap criminals in Borno State.

On the 17th of May 2020 the troop had a fierce encounter at the north west of Baga town with Boko Haram sect and Islamic State’s West Africa Province (ISWAP) Criminals.

John Enenche Major General Coordinator Defence Media Operations disclosed in a press statement.

He stated that the criminals armed with mortars, rocket propelled grenades and small arms were heading to attack villages surrounding Baga, when the troops attacked their convoy with overwhelming fire power killing 20 BHT/ISWAP criminals, captured 6 AK 47 Rifles, 520 rounds of 7.62mm specialammunition and five 36 hand grenades.

However, “nine of our gallant soldiers were wounded in action with no loss of life. They were evacuated to Sector 3 hospital for treatment.” He said

The Chief of Army Staff, General Tukur Yusuf Buratai commends the gallant troops for their professionalism and directs them to remain resolute towards eradicating the criminals from the North East.

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