The Nigerian Army says its troops from 115 Battalion have neutralized several ISWAP/BokoHaram terrorists during an aggressive clearance operation around Lassa & Kelle villages in Borno State.
According to a brief statement on Friday, the army said the encounter took place on Thursday, 9 June 2022.
The troops also recovered one gun truck, two civilian Hilux vehicles, arms and ammunition.
This is the latest in a series of successes recorded by the Nigerian Army within the week.
Earlier, the gallant Troops of 29 Brigade neutralized several BHT/ISWAP Terrorists who blocked Maiduguri-Damaturu Road in Goni Masari.
After a hot pursuit, and guidance from the Nigerian Air Force several of the fleeing terrorists were neutralized.
Arms and ammunitions including various assorted drugs and enhancers were recovered, the 5 victims abducted by the terrorists were also rescued.