Army kill 3 terrorists in clearance operations in Kirawa

September 11th, 2019

By Chuks Oyema-Aziken

Troops of Special Response Area Pulka, Operation HALAKA Dodo, Theatre Command Operation LAFIYA DOLE have killed three terrorists in Kirawa community in Borno State.

Acting Director Army Public Relations, Colonel Sagir Musa said in a statement on Wednesday that the operations was conducted in collaboration with the Civilian Joint Task Force.

He said the clearance operations to get rid of the remnants of terrorists is in line with the newly introduced Super Camp Concept of Operation.

He said: “The troops came in contact with terrorists which led to a serious engagement forcing the criminals to flee in disarray as a result of superior fire power from the troops.

“Consequently, three terrorists lost their lives during the operation and unconfirmed number were wounded.

“A Cordon and Search mission was conducted in the area and the following items were recovered, 6 Bicycles and some quantity of food items.

“Investigation revealed that the eliminated terrorists are members of the terrorists’ logistic cell.

“No soldier was killed, wounded or missing in action during the encounter.

“Troops will continue to deny the terrorists freedom of action. Morale and fighting spirit of the soldiers remain high.

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