By: Zagazola Makama , Maiduguri
Troops of 152 Battalion Banki, Operation Hadin Kai (OPHK), have neutralised Six Boko Haram terrorists in the North East Banki in Bama Local Government Area of Borno State.
The insurgents were killed on Sunday in an ambush along the kilometre Kumshe-Banki road.
A counter-insurgency expert and Security Expert in the Lake Chad region, Zagazola Makama, who confirmed, the attack, troops staged the ambush following an Intelligence report that dozens of Boko Haram terrorists who usually terrorists commuters and robbed them of their valuables were sighted in the area.
The troops’ patrol operations along the road paid off by killing about six of terrorists, while others escaped.
Recalled that on October 11, the Troops of 21-Armoured Brigade, Bama, Operation Hadin Kai (OPHK), neutralised over a dozen Boko Haram terrorists in the Kumshe-Banki road.
The Surviving terrorists were said to have moved with their trucks and motorcycles towards the axis Ngauri and Gargash and are planing to coordinate an attack at Mayinti or Darajamal.
Zagazola gathered that Sequal to the report, the Air Task Force subsequently dispatched an appropriate force package of Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Super Tucano to engage the terrorists.
The NAF aircrafts delivered accurate hits, neutralizing several terrorists in the process.