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JUST IN: TROOPS KILLS TWENTY BHT/ISWAP CRIMINALS AT BAGA BORNO STATE

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Troop’s of Nigeria army has reportedly killed 20 Boko Haram terrorist/ISWAP criminals at BAGA in Borno State, northern part of Nigeria.



In a press statement on Monday morning, 18th, May, 2020 by Major General John Enenche, Coordinator Defence Media Operations, Defence Headquarters; The criminals armed with mortars, rocket propelled grenades and small arms were heading to attack villages surrounding Baga, when the troops attacked their convoy with overwhelming fire power killing 20 BHT/ISWAP criminals, captured 6 AK 47 Rifles, 520 rounds of 7.62mm special ammunition and five 36 hand grenades.




In a decisive intercept offensive operation, troops of 130 Battalion with the support of Army Super Camp Baga, had a fierce encounter at the north west of Baga town with BHT/ISWAP Criminals on the 17th of May 2020.



The criminals armed with mortars, rocket propelled grenades and small arms were heading to attack villages surrounding Baga, when the troops attacked their convoy with overwhelming fire power killing 20 BHT/ISWAP criminals, captured 6 AK 47 Rifles, 520 rounds of 7.62mm specialammunition and five 36 hand grenades.

 



However, nine gallant soldiers were wounded in action with no loss of life. They were evacuated to Sector 3 hospital for treatment.

 



According to Major Enenche, The Chief of Army Staff commends the gallant troops for their professionalism and directs them to remain resolute towards eradicating the criminals from the North East.

 



Nonetheless, Major John said, You are please requested to disseminate the information with the enclosed pictures through your mediumto the general public. Thank you for your support and cooperation. The general said on Monday morning.

 

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