Troops of 144 Battalion Madagali-Adamawa State have killed an unspecified number of Islamic State’s West Africa Province, ISWAP, and Boko Haram insurgents at the Mandara mountains, Cameroon–Nigeria border.
The Nigerian Army Headquarters, which made this known on Monday in a post on its verified Facebook page, said the development was sequel to an intelligence report.
According to the post, the incident which occurred early hours of Monday led to the recovery of unexploded IEDs and other dangerous weapons.
The post read, Based on intelligence report, in the early of today Monday troops of 144 Battalion Madagali-Adamawa State in conjunction with Civilian JTF laid an ambush on withdrawing ISWAP/BHT after a superiority clash between the terror groups.
Scores of terrorists were neutralized at Mandara mountains. weapons, equipment and unexploded IED were recovered.