Ajigi, Kafa and Izza Villages of Bama and Damboa local government areas of the state.
Spokesman of the 7 Division, Nigerian Army, Maiduguri, Captain Aliyu Danja disclose this in a statement sent to reporters in Maiduguri.
According to him , the operation which involved air strikes and ground attacks was successfully conducted following a report by military intelligence about plans by the terrorists to attack Bama and other towns in the state” .
“Our troops launched separate attacks on Boko Haram enclaves in different parts of Borno state where we killed 30 of them in Ajigi and Kafa villages of Damboa local Government area, those killed were suspected to be the group of terrorists who fled Damboa town following encounter with the security forces last Sunday.” Danja said in the statement sent to reporters in Maiduguri.” Captain Danja said.
The spokesman who revealed that a prominent leader (Amir) of the terrorist group was killed during the operation said ” troos also, in a pre-emptive attack on Boko Haram concentration at Izza town of Borno state in the afternoon on October 6th, ( Sunday), the operation led to the killing of unspecified number of the Book Haram sect members who were on a deadly mission with five Hilux vehicles mounted with anti -air craft guns.”
Captain Danja said, the Genarel Officer (GOC) Commanding 7 Division, Nigerian Army, Major General Obidah Ethan” wishes to inform the public that the Division is currently conducting aggressive operations on terrorists’s locations along Maiduguri – Damaturu road and other roads which were hitherto disrupted with several attacks on passengers and motorists.”
” The operations are being conducted in order to ensure safety of lives of citizens not only within towns and villages, but also those plying the roads within the Division’s area of responsibility”. Danja said.
Source: Pointblank News