Special forces killed several Boko Haram including two Commanders Sarki and Abu Huzaifa
By: Zagazola Makama
The Nigerian Army Troops Operation Hadin Kai have killed several Boko Haram terrorists including some of the group’s top Commanders in the ongoing clearance operation in Sambisa Forest.
The intelligence-driven operation was carried out on May 6, 2023, by the troops of the 199 Special Forces and 222 Battalion in collaboration with Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF), Operation Hadin Kai (OPHK), In continuation with Operation Lake Sanity II, in Yuwe axis in Konduga Local Government Area of Borno State.
An Intelligence sources told Zagazola Makama, a Counter Insurgency Expert and Security analyst in the Lake Chad region, that the troops engaged the Boko Haram insurgents after a fierce exchange of fire, they neutralized several terrorists while others withdrew.
During the onslaught, the troops also killed two of their Khaid's identified as Sarki and Abu Huzaifa.
"We killed many of them and lost one of our Civilian Joint Task Force member. We recovered ammunition, a motorcycle, 8 bicycles and several logistics items belonging to Sarki in the encounter.