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