The Nigerian Army on Thursday said that the troops of Joint Task Force, North East, Operation Hadin Kai (OPHK) have killed six Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists in the latest encounter in Borno State.
Director Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu in a statement said that troops of 25 Brigade OPHK killed four Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists at Kukawa, while troops of 195 Battalion, Sector 1 OPHK also two ISWAP terrorists in a separate operation at Dusman-Muna Garage, all in Borno state.
He noted that the terrorists who were on espionage along Damboa-Bulabulin- Maiduguri road ran into a fighting patrol team at Kukawa and were neutralised in the firefight that ensued with the troops.
He added that on further exploitation after the encounter, the gallant troops recovered from the terrorists, four AK 47 rifles and four Magazines, each loaded with 30 rounds of 7.62mm (Special) ammunition.
General Nwachukwu also disclosed that in a separate operation, troops of 195 Battalion, Sector 1 OPHK in conjunction with elements of Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) at Dusman-Muna Garage,  Borno state have eliminated two ISWAP terrorists in an ambush operation conducted along an identified ISWAP terrorists’ crossing point at Musari village.
He further said that the troops also captured and destroyed an ISWAP logistics vehicle conveying assorted goods and contraband items belonging to members of the terrorist group.
“Items recovered by troops from the terrorists‘ vehicle are two bags of Hemp (Cannabis Sativa), 2 bags of Detergent,120 packets of mosquito coils, l2 mosquito nets and five textile materials.
‘Other items recovered are two bicycles, two bags of beans, a bag of corn and some quantity of fish,” the statement said.
The Chief of Army Staff Lieutenant General Faruk Yahaya has commended the troops for their operational exploits and urged them to maintain the aggressive posture in order to decisively root out the terrorists from their enclaves.

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