Troops of the Multinational Joint Task Force have killed over 27 Boko Haram insurgents and Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP terrorists) members within the fringes of the Lake Chad basin in Nigeria, Niger Republic, and Cameroon.
The troops in continuation with the Operation Lake Sanity at Forward Operations Base Arege, also rescued six female hostages who were kidnapped by the insurgents from Adamawa, Borno, Gombe, and Yobe states from October 2020 to April 2021.
According to the spokesman of the Multinational Joint Task Force, Colonel Muhammad Dole, about 20 terrorists were neutralised by the Air Task Force who identified intelligence-driven targets which they engaged using multiple sorties in the vicinity of Tumbun Fulani and Tumbun Rago.
Unfortunately, a soldier paid the supreme sacrifice and a few others were wounded in action. They are receiving treatment at a military hospital.
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