A significant stockpile of weapons and ammunition was seized from ISWAP terrorists by brave officers and soldiers of the 21 Armoured Brigade after they were driven out of Borno State’s Sambisa forest by Operation Hadin Kai troops.
Zagazola Makama, a Counter-Insurgency Expert and Security Analyst in the Lake Chad area, was informed by reliable sources that the terrorists’ organization had stashed substantial numbers of weapons in excavated pits.
On May 13, 2023, following an intense counterterrorism operation, the forces allegedly entered the Ukuba camp on the outskirts of Bama Local Government Area and found a vast armory.
- Breaking: Nigerian Chef Makes Global Culinary Waves, Surpasses Indian Record in Guinness World Cooking Challenge
- Evacuation Expenses Revealed: NEMA States $9 Payment per Nigerian to Leave Sudan, $25 for Entry to Egypt
- 160 Nigerian Women Stuck in Sudan Without Passports – FG
183 Shilka rounds, several IED-making supplies, non-electric detonators, numerous IEDs that were already manufactured, as well as multiple canister bombs, are among the other things that were discovered.
As ground and air support continued to maintain pressure on the terrorists, killing scores of them while forcing many others to flee, reports also indicated that troops of Operation DESERT – LAKE – MOUNTAIN II, who began a special on April 27 23, are making steady progress along the Sambisa – Timbuktu Triangle axis, as well as shores of the Lake Chad.
Garno, Alafa, Alafa D, Garin Doctor, Njumia, Izzah, Farisu, Somalia, Ukuba, Garin Glucose, Garin Ba’aba, and Bula Abu Amir were a few of the terrorists’ hideouts that were recently destroyed.