The Ground troops of Sector 3 and Air Task Force Operation LAFIYA DOLE have eliminated twenty terrorists and destroyed four of their gun trucks in Monguno town in Borno State.
This is contained in a statement by the Coordinator Defence Media Operations, Defence Headquarters, Major General John Enenche in Abuja.
The statement explains that the feat was achieved when the troops successfully repelled attack by the Boko Haram and Islamic State of West Africa Province, ISWAP terrorists and inflicted heavy casualties on the terrorists.
According to the statement the troops captured some of the terrorists and their equipment.
The statement adds that the High Command of the Armed Forces of Nigeria commends the Land component and Air Task Force of Operation LAFIYA DOLE for the dexterity and professionalism exhibited during this operation.
It further encourages the troops to remain resolute and decisive in their ground and air offensives in the theatre .