Troops of the Operation Hadinkai in Borno have engaged militants of theI slamic State of West African Province, ISWAP, who attacked Rann, a community in Kala Balge Local Government Area of Borno State, yesterday night.
The troop led by the Acting General Officer Commanding, GOC 7 Division, Brig. Gen. Abdulwahab Eyitayo, succeded in the neutralization of some of the terrorists PRNigeria reports.
The troops whom were directed by the Theatre Commander Operation Hadinkai, Major General Christopher Musa, countered the terrorist who invaded the town and destroyed some military equipments and shoot residents sporadically.
According to PRNigeria, an intelligence source said “A serious gun battle among troops and the insurgents ensued lasting several hours. This, then forced the troops to technically withdraw from their base.
“But the terrorists met their waterloo after the troops engaged some of them who were fleeing. Many of them were killed, even as some of the terrorists escaped with gunshot wounds,”