The Defence Headquarters has said that troops of 192 Battalion, Gwoza, Borno State, conducted a well-coordinated commando raid on Boko Haram terrorists’ hideout at Kwatara on the Mandara Mountains.
Major General John Enenche, the Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, made the disclosure in a statement on Tuesday in Abuja.
Enenche explained that the successful operation led to the neutralization of several Boko Haram members while many others terrorists escape with wounds of gunshot.
The statement read: “On 8 June 2020, troops of 192 Battalion, Gwoza, Borno State conducted a daring and well-coordinated commando raid on a Boko Haram criminals’ camp at Kwatara on the Mandara Mountains.
“The successful operation led to the neutralization of several terrorists, while many others escape with gunshot wounds.
“Also, on 8 June 2020, troops of 151 Battalion deployed at Strong Response Area Miyanti conducted a deliberate ambush operation against Boko Haram criminals along Darel Jamel – Miyanti Road and successfully neutralized 2 terrorists while 2 women were save in the process.
“The Military also recovered 2 bicycles, one sack containing 121 pairs of new rubber slippers and the sum of Twenty Nine Thousand and Five Hundred Naira (N29,500.00) only.”