Nigerian Troops increase tempo, sweeps Boko Haram, ISWAP enclaves on Sallah day


By: Zagazola Makama 


The troops of Operation Hadin Kai have increased the tempo of its activities in the Lake Chad Basin Region in its clear demonstration of its determined efforts to speedily eliminate and degrade Boko Haram and the Islamic State of the West African Province(ISWAP), under the operation codename Operation DESERT SANITY III, LAKE SANITY AND MOUNTAIN SANITY.


The troops of 21 armored Brigade, Operation have in the past weeks been conducting a well coordinated land offensive with support from the Air Force Component. 


The operation was aimed at destroying Boko Haram and ISWAP  enclaves in Sambisa Forest, Timbuktu and its surroundings. During the operations, suspected Boko Haram /ISWAP Terrorists surrendered to the troops while others were neutralized.


On April 10, 2024, the troops resumed a major  offensive into NGAURI and GARGASH general area with elements of the Civilian Joint Task Force and Hybrid Forces.


 The incursion of the troops disrupted the Eid El-Fitr Sallah Celebration of the terrorists as the team's projected force,  made the terrorists flee their homes for the fear of elimination. 


The team destroyed the terrorists' hamlet  and other surrounding settlements around the area.

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