Nigerian Army troops on Sunday killed 20 Boko Haram and Islamic State of West African Province, (ISWAP) terrorists at Baga town in Borno State.
The Coordinator of Defence Media Operations, Major Gen. John Enenche, disclosed this in a statement on Monday in Abuja.
He said, “In a decisive intercept offensive operation, troops of 130 Battalion with the support of Army Super Camp Baga, had a fierce encounter at the north west of Baga town with BHT/ISWAP Criminals on the 17th of May 2020.”
Eneche said Operation Mafia Dole troops captured six AK 47 Rifles, 520 rounds of 7.62mm special ammunition and five 36 hand grenades from the terrorists.
He said nine of our gallant soldiers were wounded in action with no loss of life.
They were evacuated to Sector 3 hospital for treatment.