VIDEO: Troops resist insurgents’ multiple attacks with RPGs, eliminate 27 terrorists

Amid reports that troops of Operation Lafiya Dole (), retreated and fled after Boko Haram insurgents launched multiple attacks in North-East a few days ago, Commander of Theatre, Major General Olusegun Adeniyi, said both officers and soldiers of three battalions to neutralize the terrorists were still on ground.

Gen. Adeniyi, in of short videos obtained by PRNigeria, Sunday morning, said though troops he was leading recorded some casualties, and injuries, they still resisted and gallantly confronted terrorists.

“We have been met with very strong resistance from Boko Haram since yesterday. They are more than pockets of insurgents. Today morning, and from every flank, not less than 15 gun trunks faced .

Boko Haram terrorists fired more than 100 RPGs and mortars on . Yet, we are not running fleeing from . Me and generals are on the ground. We are good to go. But this is the true situation of things,” the Theatre Commander added.

In short video obtained by PRNigeria, troops counted 27 mangled bodies of terrorists killed in an encounter, while two men suspected to be terrorists’ informants were captured and handcuffed.

By PRNigeria