Troops of 121 and 192 Battalions of Operation LAFIYA DOLE in collaboration with Civilian JTF and local vigilantes, on the 10th of May 2019 continued with clearance operations to end Boko Haram terrorism in a simultaneous operation code named “Operation HARD STRIKE” in Borno state.
According to the military authorities, three of them were neutralized, while many were obviously wounded and others escaped.
Troops of 192 Battalion also advanced along Sabon Gari and Shetimeri villages where they cleared a scout of Boko Haram terrorists. A make-shift shelter for suspected insurgents was destroyed.
Similarly, on the same Friday the 10th of May 2019, based on credible intelligence, troops of 212 Tank Battalion under the operational command of 7 Division Garrison deployed at Forward Operation Base Gajigana ambushed terrorists
Unconfirmed number of terrorists were exterminated when attempting to infiltrate Gajigana town/troops’ location. Two soldiers were wounded during the encounter, are stable and receiving treatment in a military hospital.