Troops repelled ISWAP ambush, as 1 one killed, five passengers injured by IED
By: Zagazola Makama
A commuter vehicle encountered a Roadside Improvised Explosive Device ambush on road KARETO, MOBBAR LGA.
The suspected IED is believed to have been laid for troops by the Islamic State of West African Province(ISWAP), to be triggered by gun attack follow-up.
One passenger was killed, 5 others sustained varying degrees of injuries while the commuter vehicle was damaged.
However, troops of 5 brigade Operation Hadin Kai conducted fighting clearance patrols to the scene and cleared the area before recovering the corpse and injured to gubio Town.
Before the recovery of victims of ambush, troops exchanged gunfire with the terrorists lurking behind the scene.
Casualties are unascertained as the terrorist fled the scene on one x GT and several motorcycles.