Troops capture two terrorists, recover grenade, other supplies in Borno
Nigerian Army troops have captured two terrorists in Borno State, recovering a hand grenade and other supplies during the operation.
The Army Director of Public Relations, Onyema Nwachukwu disclosed this on Tuesday in a statement entitled, ‘Operation Hadin Kai: Troops capture terrorists’ logistics suppliers in clearance operation’.
The statement read, “Troops of 195 Battalion, Sector 1 Operation HADIN KAI, in conjunction with Civilian Joint Task Force on a clearance operation within Muna general area of Borno state, have captured two Boko Haram Terrorists and recovered assorted items and utensils meant for BHT replenishment on 3 July, 2021.
“Items recovered from the BHT logistics suppliers include, one hand grenade, one axe, one vehicle, five bicycles, two mobile phones (Tecno and Infinix) and some quantity of petroleum, oil and lubricant.
“The troops equally recovered large quantity of psychedelic and sex enhancement drugs, pesticides and insecticides, as well as food stuff, amongst others.
“The vigilant troops, who left no stone unturned during the clearance operation, combed the entire area, destroying several identified terrorists’ camps.
“During the operation, troops, however came in contact with terrorists at Labe Village, who attempted fleeing but were swiftly intercepted by the troops.
“The Chief of Army Staff, Major General Farouk Yahaya has commended the alertness of the troops, urging them to sustain the aggressive posture of the operation, to ensure they clear terrorists’ enclaves and dominate the general area.”