Abuja - The Nigerian Army has launched a major operation to liberate the strategic town of Bama, Borno State from Boko Haram insurgents, Punch reports.
Investigation revealed on Tuesday that deployment of ground forces and equipment was preceded by days of targeted aerial operations in Bama and its environs.
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The military was expecting a productive result from Bama which was captured by the insurgents in September last year.
Bama and Gwoza are believed to be the two surviving operational bases of the Boko Haram in the country since the commencement of the latest military offensive against the sect.
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