Troops destroys Boko Haram Terrorists Camps in Alagarno and Sambisa Forests


The Nigerian Army has continued its offensive operations of destroying Boko Haram terrorists remaining camps and enclaves around Alagarno and Sambisa forests.
Troops of 81 Battalion and 251 Task Force Battalion patrol team, cleared Boko Haram camps located at Komala, Dole, Kumshi and Moadori around the fringes of Alagarno forest.
A statement by Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman, Acting Director Army Public Relations said the troops killed two Boko Haram terrorists and captured another two notorious terrorists; Mustapha Busuru (50 years old) and Usman Abubakar (56 years) at Dole village and brought down all Boko Haram terrorist flags hoisted in the village and destroyed them.
He said they also recovered two Toyota pick up vans, forty motorcycles, Improvised Explosives Making Devices (IEDs), stockpile of foodstuffs and fuel dump.
The patrol team also recovered horses and donkeys used for transportation by the terrorists.
“In response to a distress  call of an attack by Boko Haram terrorists on Kuda village along Butuku road, troops of 143 Battalion swung into action, unfortunately the terrorists fled after setting the village on fire that led to the death of an elderly woman.
“The escaped insurgents regrouped and attempted to cross through Magar bridge but they were pre-empted by elements of the Battalion who killed two terrorists and wounded several others.
“Sadly, three soldiers and four locals sustained injuries, while the troops recovered one Toyota Buffalo vehicle mounted with an Anti-Aircraft Gun with registration number 081375, one General Purpose Machine Gun (GPMG) with registration number 132042, a loaded G3 rifle magazine and 30 rounds of 7.62mm (NATO) ammunitions link.”
Both military and the wounded civilians are receiving treatment at the unit’s Regimental Aid Post he assured.


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