TASK FORCE KILLS 43 TERRORISTS IN LAKE CHAD REGION.
Written by Sarah Osanyinlusi on August 26, 2021
The troops of Multinational Joint Task force (MNJTF) Sector 4 Diffa in Niger Republic deployed in Baroua, came under heavy attack by suspected BHT/ISWAP criminals in the early hours of Wednesday 25th of August 2021 but killed 43 of the terrorists while others escaped with various degrees of injuries.
Chief of military public information for MNJTF, Colonel Muhammad Dole said (43) dead bodies of BHT/ISWAP insurgents were scattered around the engagement areas.
One terrorist suspected to be their leader was caught alive and large cache of arms, ammunition were recovered and four enemy gun trucks were destroyed.
However, seven MNJTF soldiers paid the supreme sacrifice, while four other soldiers sustained varying degrees of injuries and are being treated in a military hospital.
While addressing the troops at the front line location of Sector 4, alongside the Commander Sector 4, MNJTF, Col Mamane Sani Kiaou and General Ibrahim said, despite the ongoing waves of BHT/ISWAP terrorists surrender, MNJTF forces will continue to take the battle to all identified enclaves of the insurgents.
Editor: Ena Agbanoma