No fewer than twenty-two terrorists have been reported killed as Boko Haram fighters attack Army Super Camp in Damboa.
TruetellsNigeria learnt from a statement by the Coordinator Defence Media Operations, Major General John Enenche, that the terrorists were subdued by the superior firepower of the troops.
in his words, “troops of Operation FIRE BALL under Operation LAFIYA DOLE has continued to decimate members of the Boko Haram/ Islamic State of West Province in order clear the remnants of the terrorists from the theatre.
“The terrorists met their waterloo as they were pounded with superior fire power and additional fire support from the Air Task Force. The criminals withdrew in rout as they could not withstand the well organised and determined soldiers during the encounter”.
Others were, “one RPG 7 bomb, 116 Rounds of 7.62mm NATO and 2 Hand grenades were recovered from the terrorists.
“Few of own soldiers were wounded in action and have since been evacuated and receiving medical treatment”.
“The troops of Operation Fire Ball under operation LAFIYA DOLE are hereby commended for the resilience, doggednes and commitment exhibited since the beginning of Operation FIRE BALL. They are equally encouraged not to rest on their oars but build on the successes recorded.