This is a statement signed by the Assistant Director of Army Public Relations in regards to militants killed by troops in Cross River State.
"At about 0100hrs early this morning, Friday, September 30th, militant group, the Bakassi Strike Force led by the most wanted criminal Benjamin Ene alias G1 attacked troops position. The very determined troops of 13 Brigade and Operation Delta Safe repelled the attack killing 7 of the militants some of them wearing Nigerian military camouflage".Items recovered are 250 rounds of 7.62mm ammunition, Rocket propelled Gun luncher, GPMG Belt links and various charms were recovered while several others escaped with gunshot wounds. No casualty from the military.
The Commander 13 Brigade Nigerian Army General Bulama Biu want to make it abundantly clear that no militant group or criminal under any guise would be spared. The military and other security agencies will continue to hunt down any militant group or criminals that do not surrender.
Captain KO Owolabi
Assistant Director Army Public Relations
13 brigade Nigerian Army