Nigerian Army clears more terrorists camps

Nigerian Army Troops of 152 Task Force Battalion in conjunction with troops of Sector 1 of Multinational Joint Task Force have carried out a clearance operation in suspected hideouts of boko haram terrorists around Madawaya general area.

According to a statement by the Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman , “the troops cleared terrorists in Madawaya, Jere, Kardile, Koujili, Ngenere and Maksamari, as well as Douse, Bembem, Zombulum and Taraji villages. In addition, they recovered several vehicles and motorcycles. They also discovered and destroyed the boko haram terrorists’ IED making  factory at Bula Umara and killed 15 terrorists in the same area. In addition, the troops recovered an AK-47 rifle, 4 fully loaded magazines with 7.62mm ammunitions, 2 power generating sets, welding machines, assorted batteries and solar panels.

IMG-20160404-WA0005Other items recovered include drums of beans and other grains as well as Bandolier.

IMG-20160404-WA0006Colonel Usman added that “the gallant soldiers also rescued 275 persons held hostage by the Boko Haram terrorists. One interesting thing is that, one of the rescued persons gave birth to baby boy shortly after their liberation. Both mother and the child are doing fine.

The troops have continued with their clearance operations to other suspected hideouts of the boko haram terrorists in their areas of operations.

Army PR/ Nnenna.O