- The fight against insurgency in the northeast is being won by the Nigerian Army
- The Nigerian Army operations media coordinator, Colonel Aminu Iliyasu, said that this is as a result of the effort of troops
- Iliyasu added that in one of the recent operations, soldiers defeated three Boko Haram terrorists in Borno
The Nigerian Army has said that Boko Haram and Islamic State West Africa Province terrorists are being subdued due to the efforts of troops in the Operation Lafiya Dole.
Colonel Aminu Iliyasu, the Nigerian Army operations media coordinator, who revealed this on Wednesday, November 27, said that troops defeated three top terrorists after engaging them at Sabon Gari which is close to Sambisa forest, The Nation reports.
Iliyasu said that the victorious soldiers recovered from the insurgents, items such as 81 rounds of 7.62mm Special ammunition, food items and 7 bicycles.
He addded: "...troops of 25 Task Force Brigade deployed at Damboa swiftly responded to a distress call by some residents of Grijan Village along Damboa – Chibok road.
“The Boko Haram criminals who were sighted massing up to attack the Village were pursued by troops."
Iliyasu said that during the pursuit, two Boko Haram criminals were neutralised and four AK 47 Rifle magazines, 32 rounds of 7.62mm special ammunition, one bandolier, one military jungle hat and one locally made bomb were captured from the insurgents.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that Babban Gida, the headquarters of Tarmuwa local government council in Yobe, was under attack by Boko Haram insurgents on Wednesday, November 27.
According to Alhaji Gidado, a resident of the area, the terrorists attacked a food store after engaging some soldiers in a gun battle. The development was confirmed by the police commissioner in the state, Abubakar Sahabu.
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