Finally, Terrorists Sacked from Michika, Nigerian Officers in MNJTF to Account for Actions in Operation Areas

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 The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) on Friday said the military had begun an  extensive mopping up operation to search for arms or stranded terrorists and other casualties  is ongoing in Michika after troops sacked the terrorists  who have been operating in the town and it’s environs.
Director of Information, DHQ, Maj-Gen. Chris Olukolade, said the main assault on terrorists main positions was concluded yesterday,Thursday,   as many of them died in the combat.
” Troops who sustained injuries in the operation are receiving necessary medical attention. Other troops are continuing the pursuit of those who are on the run from the town. Normalcy has been restored accordingly,” he said.
 Meanwhile, Nigerian officers in key command positions of the Multi-National Joint Task Force (MNJTF) are in the process of accounting for their actions leading to the loss of weapons, men  and location in their area of responsibility in the mission area. This is a normal military procedure in major operations or after encounters. The essence is to extract and collate relevant information for subsequent missions. It could also lead to or determine appropriate disciplinary action where necessary.

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