Operation HADIN KAI: Troops neutralize terrorists, destroy illegal market in Borno community
Troops of 5 Brigade, Sector 3 Joint Task Force (JTF), North East Operation HADIN KAI, while consolidating on their dogged push to deplete Boko Haram (BH) and Islamic State West Africa Province Terrorists (ISWAP) in Borno State, recorded a decisive victory against the terrorists in Damask on Friday.
This was contained in a press statement signed by the Director of Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu, on Saturday.
According to the statement, the gallant troops, while conducting clearance operations, code named Operation DOMINANCE I, came in contact with the terrorists at an illegal market operated by the terrorists in Gallo Malawari Village.
In the fierce encounter, three of the terrorists were neutralized, while others, bowing to superior firepower retreated in disarray.
The statement added that the troops recovered one AK 47 Rifle, a truck, two Motorcycles, four empty magazines and rounds of 7.62mm ammunition amongst others.