TROOPS LOSE A GENERAL IN ASKIRA UBA ENCOUNTER

Troops of Joint Task Force, North East Operation HADIN KAI have eleminated several Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists in an encounter in Askira Uba Local Government Area of Borno State.

A statement by the Director Army Public Relations Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu says five A – Jets, two A-29 and two Dragon combats were deployed during the operation which successful destroyed nine Gun Trucks and One Amourd Personnel Carrier

However, a senior officer Brigadier General Dzarma Zirkusu and three soldiers paid the supreme price during the counter offensive against the terrorists

The Chief of Army Staff Lt Gen Faruk Yahaya commiserates with the families and relations of the fallen heroes while troops are on the trail of the Terrorists.

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