Abuja - Some 150 civilians have been rescued
and more than 20 suspected Boko Haram members killed during ongoing operations
to rid the Borno State of terrorists.
These breakthroughs were reached during joint operations
between local troops and Cameroonian forces.
The latest operations were carried out in the Talala and
Acting Director Army Public Relations, Colonel Sani
Kukasheka Usman, said the joint operation was successful as the terrorists
weapons and equipment either destroyed or captured.
The joint operation between elements of 7 Division and
the Cameroonian forces along Banki-Kumshe axis, led to the killing of 20 Boko
Haram terrorists and destruction of weapons.
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Three soldiers sustained injuries and a vehicle was
damaged as a result of an Improvised Explosive Device (IED).
"Most of the terrorists ran in disarray towards
Fatake where troops on blocking position cleared them,” Usman added.
He said the operation along Talala axis was progressing
very well despite an IED in which wounded a soldier and damaged vehicle.
Usman also revealed that the Nigerian Air Force had been
assisting with interdiction and surveillance.
He disclosed that
troops at Kodo rescued 150 persons who were mainly children.
A house with Boko Haram terrorists’ flag at
Fatake caught fire, killing three Boko
- CAJ News