Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole have killed Four Boko Haram terrorists at Sawa village, Nganzai Local Government Area of Borno State, according to Defence Headquarters on Thursday.
This was disclosed by the Spokesman for the force, John Enenche, in a statement on the armed forces of Nigeria and other security agencies operations from 15 – 21 October 2020.
According to him, the terrorists were killed on October 16th by the troops during a clearance operation, adding that four AK47 rifles were recovered after the operation.
He said: “Notably, on 16 October 2020, troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE while on clearance operations encountered Boko Haram/ ISWAP at Sawa village in Nganzai Local Government Area of Borno State. During the encounter, 4 terrorists were neutralized while 4 AK47 rifles were recovered by the troops.”
In a similar vein, Enenche also disclosed that troops of Operation Hadarin Daji, during an operation in the North West zone of the country, killed four bandits in Rawayu village in Kurfi Local Government Area of Katsina State.
He said the bandits were killed on October 15th after they were repelled by troops from attacking the village.
The spokesman however said the other bandits escaped with gunshot wounds.
He added: “In one of the feat recorded, troops repelled bandits attack at Rawayu village in Kurfi Local Government Area of Katsina State on 15 October 2020. In the course of the encounter, 4 armed bandits were neutralized while others escaped with gunshot wounds.”