Niger Republic troops kills scores of ISWAP, lost 2 soldiers
By: Zagazola Makama
The Niger Defence Military has nutrialsed scores of ISWAP Terrorists in an encounter near Abadam Faransa along the River Komadugu in the Lake Chad.
It was gathered that the troops recorded the feat on Friday 17, 2023, intercepting the terrorists that had been causing havoc within its territory.
Intelligence sources told Zagazola Makama that the encounter triggered a heavy gunbattle leading to the killing scores of the terrorists with around 100 fleeing to the tumbums.
The troops chased the terrorists towards Tumbun Jaki and Tumbun Rago areas of Lake Chad. No further details were reported.
The troops lost 2 soldiers while 5 others were wounded in action.
Meanwhile, the troops of the 68 Battalion launched heavy Artillery fire throughout the night to prevent infiltration of the terrorists into Nigeria.