Acting Director of Army Public Relations, Colonel Sagir Musa has revealed that troops on clearance operation have neutralised three Boko Haram terrorists and recovered foodstuff and bicycles.
Colonel Musa made this known in a statement issued on Wednesday.
He said: “In continuation of the clearance operations to get rid of the remnants of terrorists in line with the newly introduced Super Camp Concept of Operation, troops of Special Response Area Pulka, Operation HALAKA Dodo, Theatre Command Operation LAFIYA DOLE in collaboration with Civilian Joint Task Force, have conducted a successful raid operation at Kirawa community in Borno State where crouching terrorists reportedly hibernate.
“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 firepower from the troops.
“Consequently, three terrorists lost their lives during the operation and unconfirmed number were wounded.”
He also disclosed that a cordon and search mission was conducted in the area where 6 bicycles and some quantity of food items were recovered.
According to him, an investigation revealed that the eliminated terrorists were members of the terrorists’ logistic cell.