Troops Kill 10 Boko Haram/ISWAP Commanders, Over 100 Terrorists

Written by on April 18, 2022

Troops of the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) have killed 10 Boko Haram and Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) commanders, as well as over 100 terrorists during land and air clearance operations along the fringes of the Lake Chad Basin.

The operation codenamed Operation Lake Sanity is a joint and combined operation involving the MNJTF troops from Nigeria, Niger, and Cameroon and troops from Operation Hadin Kai (OPHK- Nigeria) as well as the Air Task Forces of the MNJTF and OPHK, other security agencies and the Civilian Joint Taskforce (CJTF).

According to a statement by the spokesman for the MNJTF, Colonel Muhammad

Dole, some of the areas cleared by the troops include Zanari, Arina Woje which served as a major fabrication workshop for the terrorists.

Other areas include Asagar, Larki, Garere, Kerenoa, Wurje, Arege, Abadam, Doron Lelewa, Kolaram, and several other locations around the islands.

However, 18 soldiers were wounded while three others and a member of the CJTF paid the supreme price during the operation.

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