Following credible information received from well-meaning Nigerians
about the presence of terrorists at Gworege village in Dikwa Local
Government Area of Borno State, troops of 22 Brigade/Super Camp Dikwa in
conjunction with the Civilian Joint Task Force, Local Vigilantes and
Hunters, conducted a successful raid and clearance operations to Gworege
community to clear the village of the crouching terrorists reportedly
hibernating in the area.
The terrorists engaged the troops in a
firefight but had to flee as a result of superior firepower from the
troops. Consequently, troops cordoned and searched the village and
recovered the following:
a. 6 x AK 47 Rifles
b. 66 x 7.62 MM ammunition
soldier was killed, wounded or missing in action. Unfortunately, a
hunter was wounded, is receiving treatment at the 22 Brigade medical
Centre in Dikwa, he has been stabilized and is fast recovering.
Many terrorists reportedly met their waterloo during the encounter, while others escaped with various degrees of injuries.
See photos of the recovered items…