Zagazola - MNJTF eliminates scores of Boko Haram terrorists, recover large quantities of items in

MNJTF eliminates scores of Boko Haram terrorists, recover large quantities of items in NE

Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF), said it's troops have eliminated scores of Boko Haram terrorist in the Nigeria /Cameroon borders between Vretet, Zamga and Ngoshe triangle in the general area of Kirawa. 

The Chief of Military Public Information, Col. Muhammad Dole, in a statement on Monday  in N’Djamena, Chad, said the operations were conducted between 23- 27 February 2022.

Dole said that during the operation large quantity of materials and assorted food stuff were recovered.

 He listed the items to  include 1 AK47 rifle, 01 AK47 Magazine, several ammunitions of the 7.62 MM special variant , 21 bicycles, 01 BHT uniform, 39 bags millet and 02 bags of beans.  

He said that  an intelligence analysis indicates that, the items were being smuggled from the borders to sambisa forest.

 "It is believed the terrorists are stock piling materials for the incoming month of Ramadan.

He noted that further exploitation of the engagement areas showed traces of blood, evidence of BHT/ISWAP criminals removed corpses of their dead colleagues while 2 corpses of Boko Haram criminals were discovered

According to him, The Force Commander (FC) MNJTF, Maj. Gen.  Abdul  Khalifa  has sent his personal commendation to the Commander Sector 1 with headquarters (HQs) in Mora (Cameroon) Brig. Gen. Bouba Dobekreo. 
The Force Commander praised the display of courage and gallantry by the troops, as they continue to conduct special operations to combat the insurgents.
He urged them to remain committed ,bold and unpredictable and to continue to dominate the area, to ensure that the insurgents   are cut off from any logistics resupply.
General Ibrahim assured that the headquarters MNJTF would make concerted efforts to ensure that all the sectors get the equipment that were allotted to them recently.