Abuja - Special forces in the ongoing counter-terrorism campaign have cleared terrorists bases in Borno State.
The hideouts were cleared in Delwa, Mustafari, Manga, Wanga and Damboa.
A statement from the Defense Headquarters in Abuja disclosed the breakthrough on Thursday.
According to the statement, the terrorists have been rampaging in the communities but the special operation began operation early in the week is to restore law and order to the area.
It added that the Special Forces apprehend "all" terrorists who have been operating in the locality.
“The operation which has so far lasted 40 hours has dove-tailed into the mop up phase during which the remnants of insurgents are being cleared from the communities.”
The statement said the mop-up phase will also ascertain the casualties as additional efforts are also been made to ensure the protection of innocent civilians during the operation.
- CAJ News