Army Kills Boko Haram Terrorists In Fresh Operation
The Nigerian Military says it has killed scores of Boko Haram terrorist at Gorigi in Allagarno forest of Borno State.
The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Major General John Enenche, disclosed this while briefing newsmen on Tuesday in Abuja.
He said troops of Operation Lafiya Dole achieved the feat when the land component came into contact with mounted terrorists during clearance operations along the forest axis on Monday. According to him, while the Intelligence Surveillance
Reconnaissance platform provided situational awareness to the troops, the fighter jets engaged the terrorists, immobilising their gun trucks and neutralising an unspecified number of the terrorists.
He disclosed that the troops providing logistics back up for the frontline troops were however ambushed by the terrorists during the consolidation which resulted in the killing of scores of soldiers.
Major General Enenche assured Nigerians that the Armed forces and other security agencies will continue to sustain the offensive against the enemies of the nation.