Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole on Operation Tura Takaibango, have eliminated twenty one Boko Haram/Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) Terrorists in Geidam the Headquarters of Geidam LGA of Yobe State.
A statement by the Director Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Muhammad Yarima says,the terrorist attacked a strategic border town on the 23rd April 2021, destroyed three communications masts and looted some shops in area.
Troops stationed in the Location with support from the Air Component of Operation Lafia Dole rapidly embarked on pursuit, killing 21Terrorists, recovered a Gun Truck with an anti Aircraft Gun and several other Arms.
Brigadier General yerima added that, three soldiers that sustained injuries during the encounter are receiving medical attention and in stable condition. Preliminary investigation suggests that the foiled attack may have been politically sponsored, the Government has directed the relevant security agencies to expedite investigation on the incident and promptly apprehend the sponsors and their agents and bring them to justice.