Troops from the 33 Brigade the Nigerian Army have reportedly dislodged Boko Haram terrorists from Lame to Burr forest between Ningi and Toro local governments of Bauchi state
A statement by the Army spokesman, Colonel Sani Usman said, “During the operation which started since last weekend, quite a number of terrorists were killed, their weapons and equipment destroyed. Similarly, a sizeable number of arms, ammunitions, foodstuffs, Hilux vehicles, motorcycles and Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) were recovered by the troops.
“The recovery include 3 Hilux vehicles, 12 motorcycles, 4 AK-47 rifles, 1 Fabrique Nationale rifle, 1 Small Machine Gun (SMG), 1 Police Teargas pistol, 36 Primed IEDs, 56 rifles magazines, over 500 rounds of 7.62 millimetre ammunition, 6 jerry-cans of groundnut and palm oil and several IED-making materials.”
“Impressed by the professional manner in which this unprecedented feat was achieved, the Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Kenneth Minima commended the troops for a job well done,” the statement said.