In the decided efforts to wipe out remnants of Boko Haram terrorists that now goes by the appellation of Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP), the gallant troops of the newly fashioned Nigerian Army Special Forces Command (NASFC), Operation LAFIYA DOLE, have given the terrorists that attacked troops location in Baga a bloody nostril. The triumphant troops, notably the highly revered 707 Special Forces Brigade which is the vanguard of the nice exploit, dealt the decisive blow that neutralised a number of terrorists alongside that axis regardless of prior warning to them by some unpatriotic elements.
The Special Forces commenced clearance operations on 28th December 2018, the place they cleared Zare, Gudumbali, Kukawa and Cross Kauwa with none resistance from suspected terrorists. However, at Cross Kauwa, the unlucky ISWAP terrorists made a expensive mistake of elevating their ugly heads. In skilled vogue the troops exploited the situation to immediately and decisively neutralise the insurgents and captured some equipment.
Though some of the terrorists tried to infiltrate troops camp at Monguno, the gallant troops lured them and neutralised many of them and recovered some arms and ammunition.
The troops who’re in excessive spirit had since linked up with different forces in Baga the place they cleared the Naval Base and the surrounding areas. Unfortunately, within the process, the Special Forces lost one officer and a soldier, while 5 different troopers sustained injuries. The stays of the 2 fallen heroes and the wounded have since been evacuated. The injured troopers are in steady situation and receiving medical consideration. The troops at the moment are busy consolidating and clearing vestiges of the terrorists inside the northern Borno State axis with particular emphasis on the Lake Chad area.
The Special Forces attained these nice strides in shut operational synergy with Air Task Force of the Nigerian Air Force who gave Intelligence and shut air help by bombarding the ISWAP terrorists. The excellent and dare satan exploits of the NAF’s pilots gave extra braveness and fireplace energy to the troops. Similarly, the Nigerian Navy Special Forces weren’t neglected of this gallant efforts.
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See pictures from the operation beneath;