* Killed 20 Boko Haram/ISWAP fighters
By Augustine Osayande PhD
The Ground troops of Sector 3 and Air Task Force Operation LAFIYA DOLE successfully repelled attack on Monguno town and inflicted heavy casualties on Boko Haram /Islamic State of West Africa (ISWAP) terrorists who attempted to breach Munguno Town in Borno State on Saturday, 13 June 2020.
Coordinator Defence Media Operations Defence Headquarters Major General John Enenche in a statement on Sunday said 20 Boko Haram/ISWAP fighters were neutralized during the combined brave Sector 3 counter attack and precise ISR and munitions delivery by the Air Task Force.
Enenche added that 4 of the terrorists gun trucks were also destroyed. He said the troops also captured some of the terrorists and their equipment.
He said the High Command of the Armed Forces of Nigeria commends the Land component and Air Task Force of Operation LAFIYA DOLE for the dexterity and professionalism exhibited during this operation.
Enenche said the troops are further encouraged to remain resolute and decisive in their ground and air offensives in the theatre.