Breaking……. Troops of Op Tura Takaibang in conjunction with ATF of Op Lafiya Dole neutralizes BHTs in Marte Axis, destroys 7 gun trucks




By Joy Odor

Troops of Operation TURA TAKAIBANGO in conjunction with the Air Task Force Operation LAFIYA DOLE have effectively destroyed 7 Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists’ gun trucks.

The Troops also decimated several unconfirmed number of the terrorists when they attempted to attack their location at the outskirts of Marte in Marte Local Government Area of Borno State.


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 fierce battle that resulted in the successes recorded as indicated above.

The troops are still engaged in pursuit of the fleeing terrorists for further exploitation.

Brigadier General
Acting Director
Defence Media Operations
Defence Headquarters
16 January 2021


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