The Nigerian Military has disclosed that troops of Operation Tura Takaibango in Yobe State neutralized Boko Haram terrorists in Gujba city on Saturday.
The Appearing Director, Defence Media Operations, Brigadier Normal Benard Onyeuko made the disclosure in an announcement issued on Sunday in Damaturu, noting that one soldier additionally paid the supreme value in the course of the assault.
Onyeuko mentioned the most recent encounter with the terrorists occurred in Gujba LGA of Yobe State throughout an ambush of a boko haram web site.
“Within the aftermath of the decisive encounter, 28 Boko Haram Terrorists had been neutralized whereas few others are believed to have escaped with gunshot wounds.
“In the identical vein, one Boko Haram Gun Truck was destroyed with its occupants whereas one other Gun Truck was captured from the fleeing criminals.
“Regrettably, one gallant soldier paid the supreme value whereas one different soldier was wounded in the course of the encounter. The wounded soldier has been evacuated to a navy medical facility and is responding positively to therapy”.
The Appearing Director additionally famous that the renewed onslaught in opposition to the remnants of Boko Haram/Islamic State’s West Africa Province criminals by the dogged troops of Operation TURA TAKAIBANGO is indicative of the tip of all legal parts throughout the North East.
Brigadier Normal Onyeuko assured individuals within the NorthEast area of Nigerian Military’s renewed vigour and dedication to crush the remnants of Boko Haram/Islamic State of West Africa Province criminals from their enclaves on this zone.
Recall that the Yobe State Governor, Mai Mala Buni had earlier counseled the Nigeria Navy for repelling the Boko Haram assault on Gujba on Saturday.