Multinational Joint Task Force kill ten Boko Haram, Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) commanders.
Written by News Room on April 18, 2022
Troops of the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) have killed ten Boko Haram and Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) commanders.
The spokesman for MNJTF, Colonel Muhammad Dole, who disclosed this to newsmen said that over one hundred terrorists were also killed during the land and air clearance operations along the borders of the Lake Chad Basin.
According to him, some of the areas cleared by the troops include; Zanari, Arina Woje which served as a major fabrication workshop for the terrorists, Asagar, Larki, Garere, Kerenoa, Wurje, Arege, Abadam, Doron Lelewa, Kolaram, and several other locations around the islands.
He, however, said that eighteen soldiers were wounded, while three others and a member of the Civilian Joint Task Force died in the course of the operation.
The operation codenamed “Operation Lake Sanity” is a joint and combined operation involving the MNJTF troops from Nigeria, Niger Republic, and Cameroon and troops from Operation Hadin Kai, OPHK as well as the Air Task Forces of the MNJTF and OPHK, other security agencies and the Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF).