Troops of the Multi-National Joint Task Force (MNJTF), Cameroon have neutralised several Boko Haram terrorists in Vretet-Zamga-Ngoshe triangle in the general area of Kirawa on the Nigeria /Cameroon borders.
The Chief of Military Public Information headquarters, MNJTF N’Djamena Chad, Colonel Muhammad Dole, in a statement Monday, said many of the insurgents fled with gunshot wounds.
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He also said a large quantity of materials and assorted foodstuffs were also recovered during the operation carried out between February 23 and 27, 2022.
He said the terrorists were stockpiling foodstuff for the upcoming Ramadan.
“During the operation, items recovered include one AK47 rifle, one AK47 magazine, several ammunitions of the 7.62 MM special variant, 21 bicycles, one BHT uniform, 39 bags millet and two bags of beans.
“An intelligence analysis indicates that the items were being smuggled from the borders to Sambisa forest. It is believed the terrorists are stockpiling materials for the incoming month of Ramadan.
“Further exploitation of the engagement areas showed traces of blood, evidence of BHT/ISWAP criminals removing corpses of their dead colleagues while two corpses of Boko Haram criminals were discovered,” he said.
He said the Force Commander (FC) MNJTF, Major General Abdul Khalifah Ibrahim commended the troops and urged them to remain committed, bold and unpredictable and to continue to dominate the area, to ensure that the terrorists are cut off from any logistics resupply.