Troops Kill 20 Boko Haram/ISWAP fighters as Attack on Monguno is Repelled

2 Min Read

At least 20 Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists were killed by troops of Sector 3 and Air Task Force Operation Lafiya Dole when they attempted to attack Monguno according to a report from the Defence Headquarters in Abuja.

See Also: Nigerians React as Naira Marley Flouts Social Distancing Rules, holds Concert in Abuja

Although no photo evidence was given to the media, the Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Major Gen. John Enenche said 20 terrorists and four gun trucks were destroyed in the fierce encounter on Saturday.

His statement read;

The Ground troops of Sector 3 and Air Task Force Operation LAFIYA DOLE successfully repelled an attack on Monguno town and inflicted heavy casualties on Boko Haram /Islamic State of West Africa terrorists who attempted to breach Munguno Town in Borno State on Saturday, 13 June 2020.

During the combined brave Sector 3 counter-attack and precise ISR and munitions delivery by the Air Task Force, twenty Boko Haram/ISWAP fighters were neutralized and four of their gun trucks destroyed. The troops also captured some of the terrorists and their equipment.

The High Command of the Armed Forces of Nigeria commends the Land component and Air Task Force of Operation LAFIYA DOLE for the dexterity and professionalism exhibited during this operation.”

Share this Article
Leave a comment

Leave a Reply

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.