Operation Lake Sanity: MJTF troops killed scores of Boko Haram/ISWAP in Lake Chad
Troops of the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF), Operation Hadin Kai, have eliminated scores of Boko Haram or Islamic States West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists in the ongoing clearance operations around Lake Chad region.
Maj.-Gen. Abdul Khalifah, Force Commander of Multi National Joint Task Force (MNJTF), said that the renewed vigour under Operation Lake Sanity by the forces to flush out the remnants of the terrorists around the fringes of Lake Chad region had continued to yield positive results.
Khalifa said that troops of also rescued 21 Women, 11 male Children and 9 female children in the Operations which commenced on 28 March 22.
He explained that the troops successfully cleared Cemente, Bagadaza, Zanari and Wulgo in Gamborun Ngala locat government area of Borno state.
He said "There were two encounters with the Boko Haram/ ISWAP insurgents at Zanari and also at the harbour area. Both attacks were decisively dealt with.
According to him, many fled with multiple gunshot wounds during the encounter.
"Items recovered in the aftermath of the encounter included; 2 Guntrucks , 22 bicycles, 18 motorcycles (destroyed in situ) 2 Rockets Propelled Grenade tubes, 3 Rockets Propelled Grenade Bombs, one NBST Gun, 2 GPMGs , 3 GPMG belts, 600 rounds of 7.62 MM NATO and 1 FN Rifle magazine among others.