Operation Lake Sanity: MJTF troops killed scores of Boko Haram/ISWAP in Lake Chad


Troops of the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF), Operation Hadin Kai, have eliminated scores of Boko Haram or Islamic States West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists in the ongoing clearance operations around Lake Chad region.

The renewed vigour under Operation Lake Sanity by the forces to flush out the remnants of the terrorists around the fringes of Lake Chad region had continued to yield positive results.

Zagazola Makama, a Counter Terrorism Expert in the Lake Chad and Security Analyst gathered that the troops also rescued 21 Women, 11 male Children and 9 female children in the Operations which commenced on 28 March, 2022.

Intelligence sources disclosed that the troops successfully cleared Cemente, Bagadaza, Zanari and Wulgo in Gamborun Ngala local Government area of Borno state.

“There were two encounters with the Boko Haram/ ISWAP insurgents at Zanari and also at the harbour area. Both attacks were decisively dealt with”, the source said.

According to the source, many fled with multiple gunshot wounds during the encounter.

Items recovered in the aftermath of the encounter included; 2 Guntrucks, 22 bicycles, 18 motorcycles (destroyed in situ) 2 Rockets Propelled Grenade tubes, 3 Rockets Propelled Grenade Bombs, one NBST Gun, 2 GPMGs, 3 GPMG belts, 600 rounds of 7.62 MM NATO and 1 FN Rifle magazine among others.

Photo: Exhibits recovered from the scenes of the operation by the troops.

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