Troops of the 155 Task Force Battalion, on Wednesday, carried out a swift clearance operation at Kircha Dungus village and surrounding environment.
Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman, the Acting Director, Army Public Relations, who disclosed this in a statement, noted that “during the operation, the troops encountered pockets of the Boko Haram terrorists in which they killed 4 of them, while few others fled leaving behind 4 women and a child. The troops have rescued and evacuated them for screening and further rehabilitation.”
He added that “While checking the general area, the troops further discovered a pair of military desert camouflage uniform and a Boko Haram terrorists’ flag hoisted in the village. They also recovered a generator set and water pumping machine.
“Similarly, troops of 7 Division Strike Group Team B, attached to 21 Brigade have braved harsh climatic conditions to also clear 7 villages of Boko Haram terrorists’ presence north east of Kumshe village.
“The villages are: Mulfuta, Baibawa, Jenere, Bembem, Maksamari, Bula Kafie and Bula Bodi.
“During the advance to Jenere, the troops encountered some Boko Haram terrorists elements that engaged the troops in fierce battle. The troops were able to kill 2 terrorists, wounded several others and continued with their patrol to Jenere-Hausari.