Igboeli Arinze,FCT- The troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE has again proved their mettle by successfully repelling an attack on Dikwa town by Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs) and Islamic State of West Africa Province.
This was made known to us in a statement released to us by the directorate of Army Public Relations.
The terrorists who stormed the town with Gun Trucks and Motorcycles were met with heavy and overwhelming fire / bombardments by troops of 81 Task Force Battalion,112 Task Force Battalion Ajiri and elements of 402 Special Forces Brigade with maximum air support by the Air Task Force Operation LAFIYA DOLE.
The Terrorists suffered heavy casualties with their gun trucks and other equipment distroyed.
The Chief of Army Staff, Maj Gen Ibrahim Attahiru also commended the troops for their resilience and doggedness in the fight against insurgency. He equally assured all well meaning members of the society in general and Borno state in particular to disregard all forms of malicious reports on social media and to urge them to go about their normal daily activities.