• Troops reclaim town, captured by Boko Haram amid heavy gun fight – Army

    Troops reclaim town, captured by Boko Haram amid heavy gun fight – Army

    Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole and Multinational Joint Task Force, MNJTF, have captured Mallam Fatori in northern Borno after a fierce battle closely covered by air operations.

    According to a statement signed by the acting Director, Army Public Relations, Col. Sani Usman, on Wednesday, the town was captured under “Operation Gama Aiki” of the Operation Lafiya Dole.

    Usman said that the troops killed several of the Boko Haram terrorists in the resulting encounter, who subsequently withdrew “to a vantage position”.

    ‪”However, the terrorists […]