Troops Kill 11 Terrorists, Recover Weapons In Sambisa Forest

Troops of the Nigerian Army have killed 11 Islamic State West African State (ISWAP) terrorists in Sambisa region and recovered weapons.

The Nigerian Army on its official handle said the troops in a coordinated effort with a hybrid force conducted special clearance operations in an identified terrorists’ enclave in Jongo Village within the notorious Sambisa Forest and killed 11 ISWAP terrorists.

The statement said the troops came in contact with the terrorists and engaged them in a fierce gun battle which resulted in the elimination of the terrorists, while others fled in disarray.

The statement said troops recovered 99 rounds of 7.62 x 54mm on metal link, 19 rounds of 7.62 x 39mm, three AK-47 rifle magazines, two 36 hand grenades and two locally made guns.

The statement said the success of the operation showcases the operational effectiveness of the Nigerian Army in combating terrorism and securing in the region.

 

 

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