Troops thwarted VBIED attack, killed several terrorists in Abadam
By: Zagazola Makama
The troops of Operation Hadin Kai, in conjunction with the troops of the Sector 4 Multi National Joint Task(MNJTF), killed several Islamic State of the West African Province(ISWAP) terrorists when they thwarted an attack by the terrorists in the North East of Arege, in Abadam Local Government Area of Borno State.
It was gathered that the ISWAP terrorists made an audacious attempt to infiltrate the advancing troops harbor using a Vehicle-Borne Improvised Explosive Device (VBIED), at about 101900 hours May 2023.
Intelligence sources told Zagazola Makama, a Counter-Insurgency Expert and Security Analyst in the Lake Chad region that the terrorists encountered fierce resistance, with the troops unleashing heavy firepower
and took out the approaching VBIED 300 meters to them.
The troops with support from the Air Task Force nutrialised additional terrorists while others were forced to flee.
The source said that two of the terrorists' vehicles were destroyed and about 10 of them were killed.