By: Joy Odor/Kaduna
The Troops of Mobile Strike Teams (MSTs) 21, on operation LAFIYA DOLE, deployed within the 21 Brigade Nigerian Army Area of Operations has neutralized number of Boko Haram terrorists, while others sustained gunshot wounds.
According to the Director Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Sani Kukasheka Usman in a press statement and made available to newsmen in Kaduna informed that the operation took place early hours on Monday along Firgi- Banki Junction road, Borno State.
He disclosed that the Mobile Strike Teams laid a successful ambush on a suspected Boko Haram terrorists crossing point.
The Director Army Public Relations explained that the troops during the operation recovered following items, 18 Bicycles, 15 Bags of grains, 17 Gallons of grain, 5 Empty gallons, 6 Cutlasses, a Sword, water bottles and pairs of slippers.
Brigadier General Usman was of the opinion that the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General TY Buratai, through the Theatre Commander, Operation LAFIYA DOLE, Major General Ibrahim Attahiru, recently inaugurated the Mobile Strike Teams (MSTs).
He stressed that the teams are highly trained and well equipped groups injected into Operation LAFIYA DOLE with the mandate of securing the Main Supply Routes (MSRs) in addition to conducting limited clearance operations.