Abuja - Nigerian military operating in
the North-East had taken full control of Gombi, Pelia and Hong communities in
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that the
communities had in the past few weeks fallen under the control of Boko Haram
insurgents resulting in the displacement of many persons.
The information is gleaned from the website of the Defence
Headquarters in Abuja on Wednesday.
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"The Nigerian troops in their daring exploit have taken
full control of more communities in Adamawa State, including Gombi, Pelia and
"The ongoing military operations in the North-Eastern
Nigeria is to clear all areas infested by terrorists.’’
The statement also said that many terrorists were captured
while some died during confrontation with the military.
"Weapons and equipment are also being recovered while
mopping up exercise is ongoing in the areas’’, it added.