Nigerian Troops fighting Boko Haram in the Northeast part of Nigeria were captured in a video dancing and jubilating to victory songs after defeating some members of the dreaded terrorist group.
BAMA, NIGERIA — “See the motor wey we collect,” shouted a jubilant Nigerian soldier as his colleagues of the 28 Task Force Battalion Kumshe, danced and waved their rifles in the air to celebrate the victory over Boko Haram/ISWAP Terrorists in Kumshe and Bama axis, Northeast Nigeria.
A video that captured the victorious moment can be seen below (Viewers discretion is advised);
The video captures the burning technical vehicle (gun truck) used by the insurgents and two dead bodies of members of the terrorist group.
This resounding victory is the latest victory in a regional offensive that has turned the tide against the over ten-year-old jihadi insurgency. If the gallant troops can sustain this momentum and keep this kind of morale, then the regional force fighting Boko Haram looks set to press home its battlefield gains.
For over a decade, Boko Haram/ISWAP militant group have been fighting against government forces in an insurgency thousands of women and children.Their main aim is to impose strict Islamic law in northern Nigeria.
Bama community is about 40km (25 miles) south-east of the Borno state capital, Maiduguri.The town has been attacked by the insurgents on several occasions. Sometime in September 2019, Boko Haram fighters attacked the convoy of Borno State Governor, Prof. Umara Babagana Zulum killing while he was returning from a trip to Bama. Popular Nigerian News outlet,The Cable reported that the insurgents opened fire on the convoy of Babagana Zulum, governor of Borno state, around 9 pm on the same date. Luckily the governor, his commissioners and other vehicle in the convoy escaped unhurt but the last vehicle which is an army gun truck was pelted with bullets.
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