Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, has made it known in a statement on Monday in Abuja that troops of Operation Lafiya Dole have killed five members of Boko Haram/Islamic States for West African Province (ISWAP) terrorists and rescued seven kidnapped victims in Gwoza Local Government Area of Borno.
Enenche stated that the troops supported by the Air Task Force successfully raided the terrorists’ location at Hamdaga Makaranta town in Gwoza on September 6.
Adding that the gallant troops overwhelmed them, killing five, while others escaped with gunshots wounds.
“Troops also cleared nine identified isolated BHT/ISWAP structures and farmlands in the area. Furthermore, troops successfully rescued seven kidnapped victims comprising two females and five children. Currently, the gallant troops have dominated the area with aggressive patrols,” he stated.