Nigerian Troops Kill Terrorist Commander, Repel Attack On Dikwa

Thousands of Euro currency was found on the body of a terrorist
commander after troops successfully repelled a terrorist on Mafa
towards the border. The terrorist who is also an Amir by status and
believed to be of foreign descent, is among about 30 terrorist
fighters who died in the encounter while many others fled with wounds.

The terrorists also lost a number weapons and equipment including the
captured 13 rifles, a machine gun, rocket propelled grenade tubes and
several other assorted ammunition. A Toyota Bufallo vehicle was also
recovered from the terrorists. Two of their armored vehicles were
also destroyed in the battle.

The only casualty on the side of own troops was damaged equipment.
Mopping up operations is ongoing in the general area.

Meanwhile, the offensive on all terrorists’ hideouts is continuing in
many fronts.

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