Multinational forces kill 300 Boko Haram, ISWAP terrorists in Lake Chad
The Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) has eliminated 300 Boko Haram/Islamic State of the West African Province (ISWAP) fighters in Lake Chad.
Lt. Col. Kamarudeen Adegoke, the Chief of Military Public Information issued a statement on Saturday.
The spokesman said the terrorists were killed in 30 separate encounters.
Force Commander, Gen. Abdul Khalifa spoke at a meeting with all Commanders of the MNJTF.
Khalifa said an increasing use of Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) by the insurgents was noted and necessary measures taken.
“About four IED making factories were destroyed in the course of the operations so far”, the General said.
The Air Component of the MNJTF/Operation Hadin Kai was hailed for the remarkable role it played.
Fighter jets took out several enemy camps, equipment and commanders.
The latest is Abu Ibrahim, the ISWAP leader eliminated in the Lake Chad Tunbumas.
Khalifa added that more than 52,000 terrorists comprising fighters, those conscripted by force, and their families have surrendered.
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