December 4, 2022



Troops kill 57 terrorists, 1,652 others surrendered in 2 weeks – DHQ

Chief of Defence Employees Common Leo Irabor

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) Thursday stated troops of Operation HADIN KAI within the North-east and Operation HADARIN DAJI within the North-west have killed 57 terrorists within the final two weeks.

In keeping with the army excessive command, amongst these neutralized is a infamous terrorist’s commander recognized as Sojan Madagwal who was chargeable for varied assaults and street blocks alongside Gusau street and likewise on the wished listing of safety companies with members of his gang.

Director Defence Media Operations Maj. – Gen. Musa Danmadami who acknowledged this whereas briefing journalists on the replace of army operations within the six geo-political zones from 11 to 25 August in Abuja, stated one other a excessive profile terrorists commander often called Uzaifa, who was the ‘MINZIR’, which connotes the fourth in line of the terrorist management construction was additionally killed.

In keeping with Maj. – Gen. Danmadami, a complete of 1,652 Boko-Haram terrorists and their households comprising of 320 males, 442 ladies and 890 kids surrendered to troops at completely different location within the interval beneath assessment.

The army spokesperson disclosed that on 13 August 2022, troops of Guards Brigade raided some suspected terrorist hideout at Deidei Abattoir in Abuja Municipal Space Council and Dupka village in Gwagwalada Space Council of the Federal Capital Territory.

He stated through the raid  operation, 8 suspected terrorist have been arrested, 5 AK47 rifles and three pump motion gun have been recovered, whereas giant portions of things suspected to be hashish sativa, 3 machetes, knives amongst different objects have been additionally recovered.

He stated air strikes was additionally performed within the Tumbuns close to Lake Chad at a location revealed to be the coaching camp of the terrorists.

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He disclosed that report revealed that scores of the terrorists have been neutralized within the strikes.

He stated troops within the North East theatre of operation additionally arrested 8 suspected terrorists, 4 logistic suppliers, rescued 4 civilians and the sum of N1,005,360.00 money.

Through the operations he stated, troops neutralized 12 terrorists, recovered 18 AK47 rifles, 1 RGP, 2 FN rifles, 83 rounds of seven.62mm particular, 13 bicycles, 1 golf automotive, giant amount of substance suspected to be hashish sativa, baggage of maize, 3 grenade, 4 cell phones, 47 rustled cattle, 6 donkeys, 20 cartons of tremendous cereal, 51 Jerricans of groundnut oil, 2 cartons of cigarettes, medical suppliers, meals stuffs and 40 pairs of female and male clothes.