The Nigeria military says it’s troops of sector 3 and Air Task Force Operation Lafiya Dole successfully repelled attack on Monguno town and inflicted heavy casualties on Boko Haram /Islamic State of West Africa terrorists who attempted to breach Munguno Town in Borno State on Saturday, 13 June 2020.
Major General John Enenche, Coordinator Defence Media Operations (DMO), disclosed this in a statesment at the weekend.
Enenche disclosed that 20 Boko Haram/ISWAP fighters were killed and 4 of their gun trucks destroyed during the encounter.
“The combined brave Sector 3 counter attack and precise ISR and munition delivery by the Air Task Force,
“The troops also captured some of the terrorists and their equipment,” Enenche said.
“The High Command of the Armed Forces of Nigeria commends the Land component and Air Task Force of Operation LAFIYA DOLE for the dexterity and professionalism exhibited during this operation.
“The troops are further encouraged to remain resolute and decisive in their ground and air offensives in the theatre,” the coordinator added.