Troops clears five Boko Haram hideouts, kill several insurgents
By: Zagazola Makama
The Troops of the Nigerian Army said killed several insurgents fighters after it cleared five suspected Boko Haram terrorists hideouts in the North East of Mafa in Borno State.
It was gathered that the troops of 112 Battalion, under 24 Task Force Brrigade, Operation Hadin Kai, along with some Civilian Joint Task Force embarked on a fighting patrol to suspected Boko Haram hideouts in Bulakulari, Gwari gwazo, Loskori, Limanti and Gaza villages on Dec. 3, 2022.
An Intelligence Sources, told Zagazola Makama, Counter-Insurgency Expert and Security Analyst in the Lake Chad, that the troops made contact with the terrorists in the course of the counter offensive patrol and
eliminated unspecified numbers of them in one of the villages.
The sources said that the troops, led by one Lt. Col. Obiyanyo, decisively neutralised members of the terrorists group supposedly using those areas to attack own troops and other law abiding citizens along Ngwom – Mafa – Maiduguri road.
He added that a total of 40 bicycles were captured along with several other items including weapons.
Meanwhile, troops made sure that the entire area were cleared of all suspected terrorists elements.