By Ajogwu Jerry
A statement by the acting Army Spokesman, Col Sagir Musa disclosed the crush of two terrorist by troops of the Nigerian Army while others escaped with bullet wounds.
According to the statement, “Troops of 26 Task Force Brigade Garrison of 7 Division Nigerian Army, Operation LAFIYA DOLE deployed in Gwoza had on Sunday the 26th of May 2019, while on fighting patrol along road Gwaza – Dure had an encounter with some Boko Haram terrorists who were trying to cross over into Sambisa forest.
“Consequently, troops pounded heavily on the Terrorists (BHTs) in the newly launched Operation “Halaka Dodo” organised by the Division for all its Brigades and Battalions in a renewed vigour to completely neutralise the insurgents. The operation led to the successful annihilation of two terrorists”.
The statement further revealed the recovery of some quantities of assorted drugs and medicine meant for supply to their fellow criminals in the forest.
In a swift reaction, the General Officer Commanding 7 Division Nigerian Army, Brigadier General Abdulmalik Bulama Biu, has commended the troops for their gallantry.
The Commander also assured troops of General Buratai’s unrelenting effort in ensuring that their welfare and that of their families is guaranteed.