The Gallant Troops of 29 Brigade today Monday 6 June 2022 neutralized several BHT/ISWAP Terrorists who blocked Maiduguri-Damaturu Road in Goni Masari.

The military had dispatched an MI-35M helicopter after insurgents mounted a checkpoint and abducted commuters at Goni Masari along the route between the Borno state capital of Maiduguri – Damaturu, the capital of Yobe. 

The helicopter gunship reportedly searched and engaged the insurgents, which led to them abandoning the victims.

Spye News gathered that the insurgents blocked the highway between Damaturu and Maiduguri on Monday  preventing motorists to gain access to Borno State and had also burnt two petroleum product tankers and two civilian vehicles before retreating from the location with their victims

It was gathered that the terrorists attacked travelers on Monday June 06, 2022, through multiple flanks with an unconfirmed number of Boko Haram /ISWAP foot soldiers on Gun Trucks. They were, however, subdued by the overwhelming firepower of the troops.

After a hot pursuit, and guidance from the Nigerian Air Force several of the fleeing terrorists were neutralized. 

Arms and ammunitions including various assorted drugs and enhancers were recovered, the 5 victims abducted by the terrorists were also rescued.

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