Troops of Operation Desert Sanity (OPHK) have ambushed suspected fighters of the Boko Haram, also known as Jamā’at Ahl as-Sunnah lid-Da’wah wa’l-Jihād killing seven of them in an ambush.
POLITICS NIGERIA learned that troops of the 73 Battalion in collaboration with the Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) conducted a successful ambush on Wednesday in Kayamla Village near Maiduguri, the restive capital of Borno State, which resulted in the elimination of the terrorists.
The marauding terrorists were those escaping from a massive military onslaught in Boko Haram enclaves.
This newspaper understands that they usually come to the areas to terrorise farmers and sometimes kidnap for ransom.
The troops had intensified their offensives against the terrorists, their collaborators, and logistics.
Reacting to the development, the Theatre Commander Joint Task Force (JTF) North East Operation HADIN KAI (OPHK), Major-General Christopher Musa charged troops of Operation Hadin Kai to stand up to their responsibility as defenders of the country by neutralising every terrorist in the North East “without mercy”.