The Nigerian Army troops of Operation Lafiya Dole have again subdued the Boko Haram, ISWAP terrorists in an attempt to attack Geidam in Yobe State.
Geidam town is the Headquarters of Geidam Local Government Area of the state.
The operation was carried out by the troops of 159 Battalion in Sector 2 in conjunction with the Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole who swiftly intercepted and engaged the insurgents in a fierce exchange of fire.
The terrorists were forced to retreat into different locations in the bushes while troops continued in pursuit of the fleeing terrorists.
According to a reliable source, 13 terrorists have so far been neutralised, while two gun trucks with Dushkha Guns, six AK 47 rifles were captured.
This development was coming less than 48 hours after the troops dealt another deadly blow to the terrorists killing about 105 of them in Buni Gari in Gujba Local Government Area of the State.