Battle Of Lake Chad: MNJTF Kills 20 ISWAP Terrorists In Clearance Operations
In continuation of the ongoing offensive operations to oust Islamic State terrorists from the Lake Chad Area, troops of the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) in conjunction with national forces, in an early morning raid today, neutralized over 20 terrorists operating around Arege, Malkonory and Tumbum Rego general area.
This is according to a statement by Colonel Timothy Antigha the MNJTF’s Chief of Military Public Information.
Colonel Antigha said several gun trucks, arms and ammunition, as well as a Vehicle Borne Improvised Explosive Device, which was meant to disrupt troops advance was also destroyed.
Antigha also noted that four personnel of the MNJTF were wounded during the fire fight and have been evacuated for urgent medical attention.
He said, the MNJTF remains committed to delivering the mandate of the force, and called for continuous support and solidarity of the good people of the Lake Chad Region.