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Nigerian Army neutralized over 50 ISIS fighters

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Troops of Joint Task Force, North East, Operation Hadin Kai have neutralized over 50 Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists and destroyed several of their combat equipment in a fierce counteroffensive in Askira Uba Local Government Area of Borno State.

This is according to a statement by Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu, Director of Army Public Relations.
Meanwhile, the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Faruk Yahaya has led a team of the top brass of the Nigerian Army to pay a condolence visit to the family of the late Commander 28 Task Force Brigade, Brig-Gen Dzarma Zirkusu
He has also urged the people of the North East to continue to support the ongoing counter-insurgency operations while reaffirming troops’ renewed operational readiness to aggressively confront the criminal elements.

It would be recalled, that 115 Task Force Battalion had an encounter with ISWAP terrorists in Askira Uba on 13 November 2021, during which the troops aggressively defended their location and followed up with a ferocious counter-attack.

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