3 Soldiers Injured as Troops Killed 6 ISWAP Terrorists in Dikwa, captured 5 GunTruck, arms, Ammunitions

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No fewer than six ISWAP Terrorists killed, and 5 guntruck recovered.

Brigadier General Mohammed Yerima, army public relation officer says this In statement on the 9th June 2021.

Yerima says the Troops lunch attack on the Terrorist mounted on guntruck in Dikwa town when try infiltrate the town in Borno state, they overpowered the Terrorist, Killed 6 and captured their weapons.

According to Muhammad, 3 soldier sustained gun injuries during the encounter, but they now in stable condition.

The Statement in part read "The gallant troops of Operation HADIN KAI decisively dealt with ISWAP terrorists who attempted to infiltrate Dikwa town on Tuesday, 8 June 2021.

The terrorist elements mounted on 5 Gun Trucks, some on mortocycles and other foot soldiers tried to infiltrate the town through Gajibo axis but were met with superior fire power by troops in conjunction with air bombardment by Air Task Force.

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The marauding terrorists were thoroughly vanquished forcing them to withdraw in high state of confusion abandoning their truck, guns and ammunition.

During the encouter, 6 members of the terrorists groups were neutralized, several others were severely injured while the survivors withdrew in total disarray leaving behind their dead collegues.

Items recovered during the encounter include 1 Gun Truck, 8 Ak 47 rifles, 40 rounds of 7.62mm Special, 39 special ammo, 3 motorcycles and 6 magazines.

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To mop up the area, troops conducted exploitation in the early hours of today in conjunction with Civilian Joint Task Force and Hunters along the terrorists withdrawal routes and recovered 90 rounds of 7.62 mm x 54 on links belonging to the fleeing terrorists.

Sadly however, 3 soldiers sustained various degrees of injuries but are in stable condition as they are receiving treatment at the field Ambulance in Dikwa."

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