Abuja - Ten terrorists were reportedly killed
and 45 civilians rescued during joint operations between Cameroon and Nigerian
forces this past weekend.
Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman, Acting Director Army Public
Relations, disclosed troops of the 121 Task Force Battalion linked up with
their Cameroonian counterparts in such areas as Angwan, Bokko Hide, Bokko
Nasanu, Bokko Timit, Dale, Fada Mararrabam, Ngoshe and Wizha in the Northeast.
“During the operations all Boko Haram terrorists’
enclaves within the area were cleared. In the process, the troops killed 10
Boko Haram terrorists and also rescued 45 persons which included 17 women and
28 children,” Usman said.
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He said the troops from the two countries had made
Meanwhile, last Friday, a patrol team from 5 Brigade,
traversing Dogon Gida and New Marte stepped on an undetected Improvised
Explosive Device (IED) buried by suspected Boko Haram terrorists.
Four soldiers sustained various degrees of injuries and
their vehicle was badly damaged.
The wounded soldiers have since been evacuated
by Nigeria Air Force.
- CAJ News