Onyeuko stated the troops of 233 Battalion on Monday, made contact with the terrorists throughout an aggressive clearance patrol at Chindila village.
He stated the troops engaged the terrorists with fierce quantity of fireplace and neutralised 5 of them within the course of, whereas some escaped with gunshots wounds.
Onyeuko stated that three AK 47 rifles, 5 magazines and 17 rounds of seven.62mm ammunition had been recovered from the encounter.
He stated the troops had been nonetheless in pursuit of the criminals, including that they’d continued to dominate the final space.
He additionally disclosed that troops of 151 Battalion, 202 Battalion and parts of Multinational Joint Process Pressure on combating patrol additionally eradicated three terrorists at Mayankari on Monday.
Based on him, whereas others escaped with gunshot wounds, three AK 47 rifles, one photo voltaic panel and one improvised explosive machine making tools had been recovered.
“The troops thereafter destroyed their hideout after the encounter and exploited the final space searching for the escaped criminals,“ he stated.
He stated the successes recorded by the gallant troops of Operation Tura Takaibango in opposition to the Boko Haram/ISWAP essential hideouts, was a sign of their submission and finish of all prison parts throughout the North-East.
“The troops are extremely counseled as soon as once more for his or her dedication and dexterity in flushing out remnants of the terrorists from their hideouts.
“They’re additionally inspired to proceed on the trail of the successes up to now recorded,“ he stated.
He assured the individuals of the North- East area of renewed vigour and zeal to crush the remnants of Boko Haram/ISWAP criminals from their enclaves within the zone.