The Defence Headquarters has confirmed that 30 of the terrorists that attacked troops of the 7 guards battalion within the Bwari space of the federal capital territory (FCT) have been eradicated.
Director, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. Bernard Onyeuko disclosed this on the Bi-Weekly information convention on navy operations in Abuja on Thursday July 28.
Onyeuko stated the operation was performed by troops of seven Guards Battalion and 167 Particular Forces Battalion along side the air element of “Operation Whirl Punch” between Sunday and Tuesday.
Troops efficiently cleared Kawu and Ido villages, neutralising the terrorists and destroying their enclave and hideout.
The bottom troops additionally recovered six bikes, two AK47 rifles, and one absolutely loaded LMG journal amongst others throughout mop-up.
“The hierarchy of the Armed Forces of Nigeria and different safety companies needs to re-assured Nigerians of its dedication and pact with all Nigerians.
“With the latest operations carried out from July 23, we want to guarantee residents of FCT specifically that we’re undaunted and unrelenting in our efforts to make sure the protection of lives and properties.
“Folks ought to go about their regular enterprise as their security is assured.
“The help and cooperation of all Nigerians is hereby solicited as safety is everyone’s enterprise.
“Residents are inspired to report uncommon individuals in your neighborhood to safety companies. In the event you see one thing, say one thing.’