By: Zagazola Makama
The Special Forces troops of Operation Hadin Kai, have eliminated six Boko Haram fighters after it sprang an ambushed
suspected crossing point of the terrorists on the eve of new year along Maiduguri to Damboa Road.
It was gathered that the troops of the 199 Special Forces Battalion, who credible intelligence, in collaboration with Civilian Joint Task Force, conducted a successful ambush at about 2130hrs on December 3, in Kamala near Maiduguri, the restive capital of Borno State.
Intelligence Sources told Zagazola Makama, a Security Analyst and Counter Insurgency Expert in the Lake Chad that in the fire fight that ensued, six of the terrorists were instantly gun down while some escaped with bullets wounds.
The sources said that the exploitation conducted by the troops in the general area also comfirme traces of blood in the escape route of the terrorists.
He explained that items recovered in the aftermath of the ambush included 6 motorcycles, 3 AK47 rifles and 1 Machine gun.
According to him, Military operations in the North East Zone have been aggressively sustained against the activities of terrorist elements’ within the zone aimed at restoring peace, security and creating an enabling environment for law and order to thrive.