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 Common Benard Onyeuko made the disclosure in a press release issued on Sunday in Damaturu, noting that one soldier additionally paid the supreme worth in the course of the assault.
Onyeuko stated the most recent encounter with the terrorists occurred in Gujba LGA of Yobe State throughout an ambush of a boko haram website.
“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 worth whereas one different soldier was wounded in the course of the encounter. The wounded soldier has been evacuated to a army medical facility and is responding positively to therapy”.
The Appearing Director additionally famous that the renewed onslaught towards the remnants of Boko Haram/Islamic State’s West Africa Province criminals by the dogged troops of Operation TURA TAKAIBANGO is indicative of the top of all felony components inside the North East.
Brigadier Common Onyeuko assured folks within the NorthEast area of Nigerian Military’s renewed vigour and willpower 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.
Gujba assault: Troops neutralise 28 terrorists, recuperate weapons, report casualty