Abuja - Troops operating in the North-East
have captured documents containing list and sketches of communities and towns
apparently slated for attack, from fleeing terrorists in Adamawa.
This is contained in a post on the website of the Defence
Headquarters obtained by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Abuja.
It said in two separate operations spanning Adamawa and
Bauchi states, the troops also killed 27 suspected terrorists during fierce
confrontations in a bid to rid the areas of insurgency.
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"During a hot pursuit of the terrorists around Hildi,
Adamawa, at least seven of the terrorists lost their lives.
"A total of five rifles, hundreds of rounds of ammunition
as well as bows and arrows were captured from them.
"During an operation conducted on Balmo and Lame forests
linking Borno, Bauchi and Adamawa states, the troops recovered rifles and a
number of motorcycles, and after resistance, the terrorists were crushed.
"Over 20 of the terrorists lost their lives while some were
"At the end of the encounter, troops eventually took firm
control of the forest,” the post said.
It added that the campaign against terrorists’ activities
was continuing with air and land operations being conducted in various theatres
in parts of the country.