…destroy illegal market
Troops of 5 Brigade, Sector 3 Joint Task Force (JTF), North-East Operation HADIN KAI, while consolidating on their dogged push to deplete Boko Haram (BH) and Islamic State West Africa Province Terrorists (ISWAP) in Borno State, recorded a decisive victory against the terrorists in Damask on Friday, January 7, 2022.
In a statement, military spokesman, Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu said the gallant troops, while conducting clearance operations, code named Operation DOMINANCE I, came in contact with the terrorists at an illegal market operated by the terrorists in Gallo Malawari Village.
General Nwachukwu further disclosed that: “In the fierce encounter, three BH/ISWAP terrorists were neutralized, while others, bowing to superior firepower retreated in disarray.
“Troops recovered one AK 47 Rifle, a truck, two Motorcycles, four empty magazines and rounds of 7.62mm ammunition amongst others,” the statement partly read.