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Troops hit Boko Haram/ISWAP base in Hamdaga Makaranta, Borno

Troops hit Boko Haram/ISWAP base in Hamdaga Makaranta, Borno

By Our Reporter

September 7, 2020 - The Army troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE has dealt a massive blow on Boko Haram/ISWAP in the North East Region of Nigeria.

The troops acting on a credible intelligence gathered, stormed the camp of Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists in Hamdaga Makaranta area in Gwoza Local Government Area of Borno State.

A statement issued on Monday by Major General John Enenche, the Coordinator Defence HQ Media Operations, said that the Nigerian Army troops was supported by the Air Task Force of Operation LAFIYA DOLE on 6 September 2020, raided terrorists location in Gwoza LGA.

According to Major General John Enenche, the troops killed 5 terrorists, while other terrorists escaped with several gun shots wounds. Troops also rescued 7 kidnapped victims in the process.

Part of the statement reads; “Troops also cleared 9 identified isolated BHT/ISWAP structures and farmlands in the area

“Troops successfully rescued 7 kidnapped victims comprising 2 females and 5 children. Currently the gallant troops have dominated the area with aggressive patrols,” he stated.

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