Nigerian Army dislodges Boko Haram from Bauchi forest


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.


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