Troops of 159 Battalion and 233 Battalion, Nigerian Army have killed two Boko Haram terrorist fighters in a fierce battle in Yobe State, while some escaped with gunshots wounds.
This is even as the gallant troops of Operation TURA TAKAIBANGO destroyed the operational base of the Boko Haram/Islamic State West Africa Province where they plot and carry out their evil acts against civilian targets.
Director Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Mohammed Yerima in a statement said that the latest successes against terrorists are an indication of their capitulation and the end of all criminal elements within the North East Region.
Brigadier General Yerima explained that the gallant troops of 159 Battalion and 233 Battalion acting on credible information on the movement of Boko Haram criminals to Baiomari, conducted a joint aggressive patrol in conjunction with Civilian Joint Task Force swiftly moved in and made contact with the terrorists.
He disclosed that items captured from the terrorists include; 1 x AK 47 Rifles and 1 AK 47 Rifle Top Cover.
The gallant troops he added are in pursuit of the enemies and have continued to dominate the general area.
The statement reads: “Troops of Operation TURA TAKAIBANGO a subsidiary Operation of Operation LAFIYA DOLE in the North East has continued to degrade the Boko Haram/Islamic State’s West Africa Province criminals as they eliminate more Boko Haram/ Islamic State West Africa Province terrorists in their meeting point at Baiomari town in Yobe State.
“The troops of Operation TURA TAKAIBANGO are highly commended once again for their dedication and dexterity in flushing out remnants of the terrorists from their hideouts. They are also encouraged to continue on the path of the success so far recorded”.
Nigerian Army, however, assures the entire populace of the North East region of its renewed vigour and zeal to crush the remnants of Boko Haram/Islamic State’s West Africa Province criminals from their enclaves in the zone.

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