Nigeria Troops Arrest 22 Suppliers Of Logistics To Terrorists, Kill Suicide Bomber and others.

The Joint Task Force attached to Operation Hadin Kai in northeast Nigeria claimed to have killed A suicide bomber and arrested 22 logistics suppliers to Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists.

Daily Trust also published, that the “troops rescued 16 abducted civilians while 876 terrorists and members of their families comprising 89 adult males, 249 adult females and 538 children surrendered to troops at different locations within the theatre of operations”

Maj.-Gen. Musa Danmadami, the Director, of Defence Media Operations, at Defence Headquarters, Abuja on Thursday said. that the terrorists’ hideouts were thoroughly raided between May 18 and June 1 during the operation jointly conducted by the air component of the operation.

In the statement, Gen. Musa disclosed that various offensive operations were conducted based on intelligence that identified terrorists’ hideouts, enclaves, camps, villages, forests and mountains.

Some of the places the terrorists were being rooted out on a daily basis, as listed by Danmadami, Konduga, Abadam, Guzamala, Ngala, Bama, Dikwa, Gubio, Damboa, Jere, Kukawa, Magumeri and Monguno local government areas of the state.

He said, “During these operations, troops made contact with terrorists and following a fierce firefight, troops neutralised 25 Boko Haram and Islamic State of West Africa Province terrorists and recovered 7 AK-47 rifles.

“Troops also neutralised 26 Boko Haram and ISWAP terrorists, including 1 suicide bomber, arrested 22 terrorist logistics suppliers, 2 terrorist spy/informants, and captured 1 Boko Haram terrorist fighter as well as apprehended 3 armed robbers and 52 suspected criminals.”

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