Wild celebration as troops nutrialised several ISWAP terrorists in Konduga


By: Zagazola Makama 


Troops of 222 Battalion, Operation Hadin Kai have killed  several members of the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) in the North East of Konduga in Borno state.


It was gathered that the attackers  launched the attack with heavy gun fire on the military formation guarding the trenches in the area at about 6:45 pm, at the time Muslim faithful were breaking their Ramadan fast. 


A counter-insurgency expert in the Lake Chad region, Zagazola Makama, disclosed in Maiduguri, on Saturday that the troops swiftly engaged the terrorists in a fierce gun battle forcing them to withdraw.


But in a show of gallantry, the troops, led by their Commander, chased the fleeing terrorists who attempted to escape towards the axis of the Sambisa forest and nutrialised seven of them. 


The sources said "We recovered their truck, Anti AirCraft Gun  and all their weapons. No casualty was recorded on the side of the troops during the attack, "he said.


Zagazola report that there was a wild celebration by residents of Konduga who trooped out to express their happiness over the successful operation which led to the elimination of the fighters. 


Meanwhile, in a Serate encounter, the troops of Operation Hadin Kai ambushed and eliminated five Boko Haram terrorists and recovered their weapons.

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