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COVER STORIESTroops Kill 10 Terrorists, Recover Weapons In YobePublished 2 hours ago on April 20, 2020 By Tarkaa David
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Troops of the “Operation Lafiya Dole” have neutralised 10 Boko Haram/Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists and recovered large cache of weapons from them in Yobe State.
The coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj-Gen. John Enenche, revealed the exploits of the troops yesterday.
Enenche, who issued a statement to journalists in Abuja, said that troops of Sector 2 “Operation Lafiya Dole” while conducting a subsidiary operation code named “Operation Kantana Jimlan” at about 1830hrs on 18th April, 2020 responded to a Boko Haram/ISWAP attack on Buni Gari Village in Gujba local government area of Yobe State.
He said during the decisive operation, over 10 terrorists were neutralized and the troops recovered one gun truck, one Duska anti-aircraft gun, three GPMG, one PKT gun, three AK 47 rifles, Large cache of ammunition, ammunition links and assorted types of hard drugs.
He noted further that there was no casualty on the part of the troops during the fire fight that ensued.
He restated that the Armed Forces of Nigeria remain resolute and highly committed to end the Boko Haram insurgency.