UPDATE (BORNO): Army Defend Damboa, Defeat ISWAP Terrorists | READ DETAILS
Troops of the Nigerian Army has defeated the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists in Damboa Local Government Area of Borno state.
ISWAP terrorists had in the early hours of today, invaded Damboa, burning houses and properties.READ HERE
A statement signed by the Director, Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu, said the military dealt with the terrorists forcing them to withdraw from the community.
The statement read in part;
OPERATION HADIN KAI: BLOODY NOSE, AS TROOPS GALLANTLY DEFEND DAMBOA … DEFEAT BH/ISWAP TERRORISTS IN ATTEMPTED INCURSION
Troops of Joint Task Force, North East(NE), Operation HADIN KAI (OPHK) have dealt decisively with the Boko Haram(BH) and Islamic State’s West Africa Province(ISWAP) terrorists in their failed incursion to Damboa Local Government Area of Borno State, today 19 November 2021.
The gallant troops of 25 Task Force(TF) Brigade countered the attack by the terrorists who made spirited attempt to infiltrate the town. The criminals attacked the town in the early hours of this morning through multiple flanks with unconfirmed number of ISWAP foot soldiers on Gun Trucks. They were however subdued by the overwhelming fire power of the vigilant troops.
In the following offensive, troops engaged the terrorists with high volume of fire, forcing them to withdraw in disarray. Though, the actual number of casualty could not be immediately ascertained as at the time of this release, however blood stains were reportedly seen on the terrorists’ withdrawal routes.