In the continuing escalation of offensive operations aimed at making islands and other settlements in the Lake Chad untenable for Boko Haram Terrorists, troops of the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) over the weekend embarked on clearance operation in Kerenoa and adjourning areas.
This was contained in a statement issued on Sunday, 31/3/2019 by Chief of Military Public Information, MNJTF
N’Djamena, Chad, Colonel Timothy Antigha and obtained by THELENZ.
Col. Antigha said troops encountered the Terrorists in a gun battle at Andakar Camp, where suspected Boko Haram Commander, Malloum Moussa was killed along with 15 fighters.
The Multi National Joint Task Force spokesman added that 5 Gun Trucks were also destroyed, stating that an unidentified woman whose relationship with the terrorists is yet to be determined was apprehended.
He went further that Malloum Moussa who had one eye was a high ranking Boko Haram Commander who had jurisdiction in the entire southern islands, including Daban Masara, Kirta Wulgo and Koleram. He was notorious for imposing hefty levies on farmers, fishermen and cattle herders to fund Boko Haram activities in the area.
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