July 14, 2024

Troops of Operation Lake Sanity rescues 34 women, children as 3 lSWAP fighters surrender


Operation Lake Sanity 2, under Task Force Wulgo, have successfully rescued 34 women and children from the clutches of Boko Haram terrorists.

The troops also neutralized one terrorist during clearance operations conducted in the Mazuri, Itsari, Mudu, and Maleri villages on the fringes of southern Lake Chad in Nigeria on 15 June 2024.

Relatedly on 17 June 2024, 3 fighters from the Islamic State’s West Africa Province (ISWAP) based in the Jabilaram camp, a secluded islet on Lake Chad, surrendered to the vigilant troops of Task Force Wulgo.

The fighters, identified as Babakura Abubakar (20 years old), Abacha Kyari (28 years old), and Mohammad Adam (29 years old), are currently undergoing interrogation for further action.

This was contained in a statement signed and made available to DAILY POST on Monday by Lieutenant Colonel Abubakar Abdullahi, Chief Military Public Information Officer, MNJTF Ndjamena-Chad.

The statement reads in part, ” Moreover, in our continued air assault operations aimed at dismantling terrorist operations across the Lake Chad area, an air interdiction mission was conducted on 9 June 2024 at Kollaram.

“This operation destroyed 3 suicide vehicle-borne IEDs poised for a major terrorist attack. This precise strike exemplifies the efficacy and capabilities of Troops Contributing Countries air force units in neutralizing high-value terrorist targets and mitigating potential threats.

“The combined efforts of ground and air operations are significantly degrading the operational strength and morale of terrorist factions in the region. The MNJTF remains resolute in its mission to eradicate terrorism, ensure the safety of civilians, and foster a secure and peaceful environment conducive to sustaining long-term stability.

“The Force Commander Major General Ibrahim Sallau Ali commended the bravery of the troops involved in these operations and reiterated the commitment of MNJTF to restoring normalcy and peace through continued vigilance and proactive engagements.



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