Terrorism; Troops kill 3 ISWAP fighters in Damask, seize weapons

By; Adamu Aliyu Ngulde, Maiduguri.

Nigerian troops have neutralized three members of the Islamic State of West African Province (ISWAP) in Damasak.

Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu, Army spokesperson said men of 05 Brigade, Sector 03 Operations Hadin Kai inflicted the casualties on the terrorists on Friday under a new operation codenamed Operation Dominance.

He said the troops came in contact with the terrorists during a clearance operation at an illegal market they operate at Gallo Makawari, a village in Damasak.

Nwachukwu says, the terrorists were overpowered by troops and forced to disperse in disarray, leaving behind their weapons, after three of them were killed.

The weapons include one AK 47 Rifle, one truck, two motorcycles, four empty magazines and rounds of 7.62mm ammunition, among others.

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