The troops of 7 Brigade Special Forces, 8 Task Force Division, have in continuation of ongoing efforts to rout Boko Haram terrorists in its area of responsibility, dislodged terrorists who have been gathering in Dawashi Gari village, in an area bordering the Lake Chad.
The Deputy Director of Army Public Relations (DDAPR), Col. Timothy Antigha, stated that the soldiers of the division an engagement on Tuesday morning killed 4 terrorists.
Antigha said the other terrorist remnants fled, abandoning their motorcycles, which were recovered and destroyed, to prevent their being used to perpetrate terror on innocent villagers.
“Similarly, as part of the theater wide and ongoing clearance operations, troops of 145 Bn, 5 Brigade, 8 Task Force Division have cleared Gashigar, Asaga, Bukarti and neighbouring villages,” he said.
In the process, he said, the troops made contact with terrorists in Kanama village and killed 2 terrorists, arrested 2 more, while 1 AK 47 riffle, 4 magazines and 4 motorcycles were recovered.