In a statement by Colonel Tukur Gusau, media co-ordinator of the military,a major boost, troops of 115 Task Force Battallion under 28 Task Force Brigade while on clearance operations from November 3rd-5th cleared nine more terrorists’ strongholds around Lassa axis.
The terrorists’ camps cleared included Lassa, Muthavo, Dagu, Kumabza, Isge, Unworo,, Zangore, Kilesaka and Pumpum.
During the offensive, four Boko Haram terrorists met their waterloo in the hands of gallant troops of the Nigerian Army. Some of the terrorists fled the place and abandoned their weapons.
Some of the weapons abandoned by the terrorists includes seven den guns.
In a related development yesterday Nov 5th, 15 Troops of 25 TF BDE conducted another offensive operations along Korede axis in Damboa LGA.
In the operations 3 motorcycles suspected to be used during the last sunday’s attack on Azir village were recovered along with stolen food stuffs from the village. Terrorists observation posts were destroyed in a high ground in Korede.
“Our Troops continue to dominate roads leading to Azir, Wajikoro, Damboa and Biu towns to deny Boko Haram Terrorists any possible freedom of activities in the area.
The fighting spirit of the troops remain very high.”