Nigerian Troops Capture Borno Town After Fierce Battle With Boko Haram.

As part of Operation GAMA AIKI, troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE and Multinational Joint Task Force captured Mallam Fatori in northernmost part of Borno State after a fierce battle closely covered by air operations.
However, the terrorists reinforced around border with Niger Republic. This was while the troops were consolidating on this success. The troops killed several of the Boko Haram terrorists in the resulting encounter and subsequently had to withdraw to a vantage position. The Operation is continuing. You are please requested to disseminate this information to the public through your esteemed medium. Thank you for your usual and kind cooperation. Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman

Acting Director Army Public Relations