Troops repel Boko Haram attack in Marte, Borno State (Photos)

Troops repel Boko Haram attack

Troops of Operation Tura Takaibango in conjunction with the Air Task Force Operation Lafiya Dole have effectively destroyed 7 Boko Haram and ISWAP terrorists’ gun trucks and decimated several unconfirmed numbers of the fighters when they attempted to attack their location on the outskirts of Marte in Marte Local Government Area of Borno State, North-East Nigeria.

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A statement by the Acting Director DMO, Brigadier-General Bernard Onyeuko says the gallant troops, based on reliable information about the attack, had positioned themselves in an ambush site where they tactically withdrew to and awaited the arrival of the terrorists before they opened fire which led to the fierce battle that resulted in the successes recorded as indicated above.

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The troops are still engaged in the pursuit of the fleeing terrorists for further exploitation. Additional details of interest to members of the public will be communicated later

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