Nigerian troops have eradicated a top-ranking Commander of the Islamic State of West Africa Province and different terrorists in a brutal navy offensive at Askira Uba, Borno State after the killing of a senior military officer.
The ISWAP terrorists had in a reprisal assault over the killing of their members by navy jets on Friday, killed Brigadier Normal Dzarma Zirkushu, the Commander of 28 Process Power Brigade, Chibok, alongside three different troopers whereas on their option to reinforce troops at Bungulwa village, close to Askira Uba on Saturday.
It was gathered that the Nigerian troops, who had tactically retreated throughout the assault, strengthened and ambushed the ISWAP commander and eradicated him and his fighters at Askira Uba axis.
A navy supply confirmed that over 30 our bodies of the insurgents killed on Saturday have been recovered, although troops are nonetheless combing surrounding bushes in Askira Uba.
The supply advised newsmen that about 9 gun vans, an Armoured Personnel Service and one Mine-Resistant Ambush Protector have been destroyed and recovered by the Nigerian troops.
Talking on Sunday he mentioned,
“This morning whereas we’re nonetheless mopping the world, we’ve got to this point counted 37 corpses of the terrorists, whereas certainly one of their leaders, a Commander, who was arrested for additional investigation, died in custody this morning.
“We additionally recovered dozens of subtle weapons throughout the clearance operation.”
It was additionally gathered that life has returned to regular in Askira Uba because the villagers hailed the proactive response of the Nigerian navy after the sudden invasion of their group by the ISWAP components on Saturday.