The Defence Headquarters says the troops of 192 Battalion supported by the Air Task Force of Operation LAFIYA DOLE has recorded tremendous successes against Boko Haram Terrorists/ISWAP elements at Hamdaga Makaranta town in Gwoza Local Government Area of Borno State.
The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche disclosed this in a statement on Monday in Abuja.
He said, “the gallant troops overwhelmed them killing five, while others escaped with gun shots wounds. Troops also cleared 9 identified isolated Boko Haram Terrorist and ISWAP structures and farmlands in the area”.
Enenche said, “troops successfully rescued seven kidnapped victims comprising two females and five children. Currently the gallant troops have dominated the area with aggressive patrols” .