By: Zagazola Makama
Troops of 195 Battalion, Sector 1 Operation Hadin Kai (OPHK), in conjunction with Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF), on December 5, killed four Boko Haram terrorists in Mafa general area of Borno state.
It was gathered that the troops, acting on credible intelligence, stormed the hideouts of the terrorists in karkut and Koshobe communities.
An Intelligence sources, told Zagazola Makama, a Counter-Insurgency expert and Security Analyst in the Lake Chad that the troops came in contact with the insurgents at Karkut while it was clearing kezemari and Ladinbuta.
He said that the battalion in conjunction with Civilian Joint Taskforce engaged the terrorists in a gun duel noting that Due to superior fire power, the troops inflicted casualties on the insurgents, killing four instantly while others withdrew in disarray.
The sources said that six of the newly established camps of the terrorists were also drestoyed whe . granades, weapons and handset were also recovered at the area.
According to him, the vigilant troops, who left no stone unturned during the clearance operation, combed the entire area, destroying several identified camps of the terrorists.