Wives of Boko Haram terrorists captured
The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) have launched particulars after capturing 4 terrorists, together with two girls, Aishatu Manye and Kelune Mate, recognized as wives of the native Boko Haram commander at Gajingi in Madagali space of Adamawa State.
The insurgents had been captured alive within the 17 operations efficiently carried out by the navy final month in renewed efforts to finish insurgents’ actions within the nation.
This was contained in an announcement made obtainable to newsmen in Abuja by the Coordinator Defence Media Operations (DMO) Main John Enenche.
He added that in the identical vein, 75 members of the felony group had been eradicated in 17 encounters within the month of June simply because the sustained onslaught by the troops additionally resulted in surrendering of numerous insurgents in the course of the month.
Gen Enenche additional defined that the troops additionally arrested one Boko Haram spy named Kawalu, in Michika whereas one other Boko Haram fighter was captured in an encounter at Miyanti common space in Bama space of Borno.
He revealed that the encounters additionally led to the restoration of varied arms and a big cache of ammunition, together with one anti-aircraft gun, 13 AK-47 rifles, one sniper rifle, 21 domestically made weapons, two Dane weapons, and one rocket-propelled gun.
In accordance with him, “the trio of Mohammed Babagana, Modu Jugudun and Alhaji Usman surrendered to troops of Delta Firm at Robust Response Space, Pulka, in Gwoza, whereas one Mustapha Kori surrendered to troops of Military Tremendous Camp 11 Gamboru, Ngala, in Borno
“It’s equally heart-warming to notice that in the course of the interval, troops rescued 35 individuals from the captivity of BHTs/ISWAP criminals, amongst these rescued had been 18 girls, 16 kids and one grownup male
“Polio vaccine was promptly administered on the rescued kids in keeping with the Buratai Intervention Initiative whereas First Assist was administered on the ladies as required.”
He quoted the Chief of Military Workers, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, as commending the troops for the resilience and patriotism they’ve continued to reveal in crushing the remnants of Boko Haram to criminals.
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It’s evident from current encounters with Boko Haram/ISWAP that the resilience of the troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE is being sustained throughout the North-East Theater of operation ensuing to excessive BHT/ISWAP casualties on each males and gear in addition to seize or surrendering of a few of their fighters. Of their resolve to finish BHT/ISWAP menace within the North-East area, between 1 – 30 June 2020, the gallant troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE had a complete of 17 encounters with the marauding criminals, neutralizing 75 of them within the course of. The encounters additionally led to the seize of varied arms and enormous cache of ammunition together with one Anti-Plane Gun, 13 AK 47 Rifles, one Sniper Rifle, 21 domestically made weapons, 2 Dane weapons and one Rocket Propelled Gun. Others embrace three Hand Grenades, 5 Rocket Propelled Gun bombs, 205 rounds of Anti-Plane ammunition, 1018 rounds of seven.62mm Particular ammunition. Additionally captured had been 2 Boko Haram criminals’ flags.
In the identical vein, one Gun Truck, one Automobile Borne Improvised Explosive Machine, one Toyota Starlet automobile and a number of other makeshift constructions belonging to the terrorists had been destroyed by the valiant troops inside the interval. Regrettably, one officer paid the supreme worth whereas one soldier was wounded in motion.The wounded personnel has since been evacuated to a navy medical facility the place he’s recuperating.
Equally, four BHT/ISWAP criminals together with 2 girls specifically Aishatu Manye and Kelune Mate had been captured and later recognized to be the wives of the native Boko Haram commander at Gajingi in Madagali LGA of Adamawa State. Additionally, the troops arrested one Boko Haram spy named Kawalu throughout a Jumaat prayer at Michika Central Mosque and one Boko Haram fighter captured within the aftermath of an encounter at Miyanti common space in Bama LGA of Borno State. The interval underneath evaluate additionally witnessed four surrenders by Boko Haram criminals. The trio of Mohammed Babagana, Modu Jugudun and Alhaji Usman surrendered to troops of Delta Firm at Robust Response Space Pulka in Gwoza LGA of Borno State whereas one Mustapha Kori surrendered to troops of Military Tremendous Camp 11 Gamboru in Ngala LGA of Borno State.
It’s equally heart-warming to notice that, in the course of the interval, troops rescued 35 captives from the captivity of BHTs/ ISWAP criminals. Amongst these rescued are 18 girls, 16 kids and one grownup male. The rescued kids had been promptly administered with Polio vaccine in keeping with the Buratai Intervention Initiative whereas the ladies had been administered with First Assist as required.
The Chief of Military Workers, Lieutenant Common Tukur Yusufu Buratai commends the troops for the resilience and patriotism they proceed to reveal in crushing the remnants of BHTs/ISWAP criminals. He additionally urges them to keep up the tempo in opposition to the criminals as we method the top of insurgency in our nation. In the same vein, the Navy Excessive Command encourages the troops of LAFIYA DOLE to stay resolute in curbing the actions of terrorists and their collaborators within the North-East zone of the nation. The Excessive Command equally appreciates Nigerians for his or her help and urges them to proceed offering well timed data to troops on actions of BHTs/ISWAP collaborators of their respective localities for immediate and efficient motion.
Defence Media Operations
5 July 2020