Several members of the Islamic State West Africa Province and Boko Haram have been reportedly neutralised in Borno State by Nigerian Army.
The Nigerian Army, which made this known on Facebook on Tuesday, hinted that the terrorists withdrew in disarray due to troops’ superior firepower.
A large cache of weapons, bombs, one Mowag APC, one TCV amongst others were recovered during the operation that was carried out by troops of 402 SF Brigade on Tuesday.
The army also noted that several operational vehicles of the terrorists were recovered.
The statement reads, “Similarly, troops 26 Task Force brigade conducted clearance operation and aggressive patrol to Fadagwe village and adjoining settlements in Borno State.
“The terrorists withdrew in disarray due to troops’ superior firepower. Several operational vehicles of the terrorists were recovered.”