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Army destroys more Boko Haram camps in Borno

10 November 2015, 11:08

Abuja - Troops of the 25 Task Force Brigade have destroyed more terrorists’ camps in Bale along the Bitta and Damboa axis of Borno State.

Colonel Tukur Ismail Gusau, Media Coordinator of the Army’s Lafiya Dole operation, confirmed the development.

“In furtherance to the ongoing offensive operations to clear Boko Haram terrorists activities in the North East, troops of 25 Task Force Brigade yesterday (Sunday), conducted clearance and confidence building operations in Bale along Bitta and Damboa axis,” Gusau said.

He added that the Boko Haram terrorists on sighting the advancing troops towards their location, they fled in disarray abandoning looted food items and other personal effects.

Also read: Army buoyant as terror kingpins are nabbed

“These include a grinding machine, Dane guns and bicycles as well as Boko Haram terrorists’ hoisted flag which was brought down and destroyed the troops,” Gusau added.

The Army spokesman said the formation continued to dominate the area and in order to deny the terrorists freedom of action and frustrate their nefarious intents and acts.

Gusau said the Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Major General Yusha’u Mahmood Abubakar hailed the troops for the achievements so far and encouraged them to keep the tempo so the deadline set to end Boko Haram terrorists activities in Nigeria and the North East in particular, could be achieved.

“The troops are in high spirit and their and fighting efficiency remains very high,” he said.

- CAJ News


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