- Foodstuff, bicycles captured•
In furtherance of the clearance operations to get rid of the remnants of terrorists in line with the newly introduced Super Camp Concept of Operation, troops of Special Response Area Pulka, Operation HALAKA Dodo, Theatre Command Operation LAFIYA DOLE in collaboration with Civilian Joint Task Force, have conducted a successful raid at Kirawa community in Borno State where crouching terrorists reportedly hibernate.
The troops came in contact with terrorists, which led to a serious engagement forcing the criminals to flee in disarray as a result of superior firepower from the troops.
Consequently, according to Colonel Sagir Musa, Acting Director, Army Public Relations, three terrorists lost their lives during the operation and unconfirmed number were wounded.
He said a cordon and search mission was conducted in the area and the following items were recovered:
- 6 x Bicycles and
- Some quantity of food items
He said an investigation revealed that the eliminated terrorists are members of the terrorists’ logistic cell.
No soldier was killed, wounded or missing in action during the encounter., as troops will continue to deny the terrorists freedom of action. Morale and fighting spirit of the soldiers remain high.