According to Saharareporter on Tuesday, a report came in Nigerian Army newly acquired Phantom II Armoured Personnel Carriers destroyed and capture by a militant group formerly known as Jamā’at Ahl as-Sunnah lid-Da’wah wa’l-Jihād the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) a back-fiction of BOKO HARAM.
How the newly army acquired Phantom II personnel carrier destroyed and capture by the ISWAP?
In a Saharareporter statement, the Phantom II Armored Personnel (APC) was captured by the so-called group ISWAP when conveying Nigerian soldiers at Gorigi, Borno State.
Phantom II personnel carrier destroyed by a suicide bomber in head-to-head combat,
The group also claimed that they have wondered and killed about 30 Nigerians soldiers in the ISWAP ambush act.
The ISWAP/BOKO HARAM displayed the modified FV103 Spartan Armoured Personnel Carriers (APC) captured from Nigeria Military.
On January 7 2021, the chief Nigerian Army, Major General Nuhu Angbazo, who launched the operation said, it would have been to boost troops of Theatre Command Operation Lafiya Dole to enable the army to deal with the emerging threats of the ISWAP/BOKO HARAM terrorists in the North-East state of Nigeria.
Isotrex Phantom 2 is a new version of the 4×4 B6 Armoured Personnel Carriers (APC).
The photographs showed eight Phantom II with other military wheels planning for Operation Tura Takaibango on January 8 in Yobe State.