Troops of Operation Hadin Kai (OPHK), in collaboration with Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) and Hybrid forces, have neutralized eleven ISWAP terrorists in an extreme intrusion into the insurgents’ enclaves in Sambisa forest in Borno State.
According to reports, the terrorists met their Waterloo during the intelligence-led offensive between May 31st and June 4th, 2023, in the terrorists’ hideouts within the axis of Damboa and Chibok local government areas.
Intelligence sources told Zagazola Makama, a counter-insurgency expert and security analyst in the Lake Chad region, that the troops stormed and cleared some of the terrorists’ hideouts in Bale, Tirke, Mandari and Molgoi.
Other terrorists’ hideouts cleared by the vigilante troops are Bego, Yarwa and Ngurna.
During the joint military operations, weapons, ammunition and other logistics supplies were said to have been recovered by the troops.