Soldiers in Nigeria entered the Adamawa state and have killed and cleaned out the area of Boko Haram.
Major General Chris Olukolade announced this news in a press statement in which he also added that none of the Nigerian soldiers were amongst the dead, only terrorists.
The soldiers efficiently forced to retreat Boko Haram jihadists is numerous areas of Nigeria, such as “Adamawa, Borno, Yobe and Gombe, including Bara, the headquarter of Gulani Local Government Area of Yobe State, Gulak, the Headquarter of Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa State.”
Other locations that were also purged of Boko Haram were “Shikah, Fikayel, Tetebah, Buza, Kamla and Bumsa. The troops also recovered Monguno, Marte, Gamboru Ngala, Dikwa and Baga among other big towns and communities.”
Just yesterday, on Wednesday, the Nigerian forces declared that they extirpated the presence of Boko Haram from the Lame forest, which was a major stronghold for Boko Haram.
Sani Usman of Army Public Relations, said that Nigerian soldiers from 33 Brigade of the Nigerian Army purged the area of terrorists as part of an operation which commenced last weekend. He said:
Quite a number of terrorists were killed, their weapons and equipment destroyed. Similarly, a sizeable number of arms, ammunitions, food stuffs, Hilux vehicles, motorcycles and Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) were recovered by the troops
The soldiers recovered a lot of equipment from Boko Haram, such as “three Hilux vehicles, 12 motorcycles, four AK-47 rifles, a Fabrique Nationale rifle, one Small Machine Gun (SMG), one Police Teargas pistol, 36 Primed IEDs, 56 rifles magazines and over 500 rounds of 7.62 milimetre ammunition. …six jerrycans of groundnut and palm oil and several Improvised Explosive Device-making materials, amongst others.”
The military of Nigeria gave out this message on Twitter:
Troops today succeeded in clearing terrorists out of #Madagali. The last of places held by the terrorists in Adamawa
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