Borno: Troops Repell Terrorists’ Attack On Biu, Neutralise Many

Borno: Troops Repell Terrorists’ Attack On Biu, Neutralise Many

By HASSAN JIRGI, Maiduguri

Troops of Sector 2 Joint Task Force (JTF) North East (NE) Operation HADIN KAI (OPHK) have dealt decisively with Boko Haram (BH) and Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists, who made frantic attempt to infiltrate the ancient town of Biu, Borno State.

 

In a statement signed and issue by Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu, Director Army Public Relations, which was made available to AljazirahNigerian, said In the intense battle, troops unleashed superior fire power on the terrorists, neutralizing five terrorists, compelling others to withdraw in disarray.

Statement added that the criminal elements met their waterloo, when the gallant troops of 231 Battalion and 331 Artillery Regiment  swiftly routed them in a failed incursion at Maina Hari village in Biu on Saturday15 January 2022.

According to him, the gallant troops also captured  from the terrorists, one gun truck, one Deshka M  Anti Aircraft Gun, one HK 21 Machine Gun, one Rocket Propelled Grenade Bomb, 137 rounds of 12.7mm Anti-Aircraft Rounds amongst others. Troops are currently in pursuit of the fleeing terrorists.


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