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Troops clear more Boko Haram camps, defuse IEDs

In efforts to continually dominate recovered territories and clear all Nigerian territory of Boko Haram vestiges, the advancing troops of 5 Brigade Task Group on Wednesday cleared five more terrorists camps at Hausari and Baranga in Marte Local Government Area of Borno State.
The troops, during and encounter with Boko Haram terrorists at the camps, killed two terrorists.
They also recovered two dane guns and a double barrel gun, while 12 motorcycles abandoned by some fleeing terrorists were destroyed.
In addition, a suspected female member of the terrorists group was captured and is currently undergoing interrogation.
It will be recalled that troops of the 5 Brigade had some time last month cleared and destroyed 20 terrorists camps at Kerenowa general area.
In a related development, troops of 28 Task Force Brigade on patrol between Bitta and Yamteke in Borno State to block Boko Haram terrorists fleeing from Lagaran Fulani to enter sambisa forest, discovered two planted Improvised Explosive Devices and successfully defused them.
The Acting Director of Army Public Relations, Colonel Sani Usman, said: “We wish to state here that, while striving to stamp out terrorists from Nigerian territory, the troops remain committed to ensuring that they cleared and secure all known Boko Haram terrorists’ camps and enclaves  so that no terrorist infiltrates and return to any of the recovered areas.”




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