Military take over more terrorist camps, rescues additional 25 Women, Children

By Editor on 06/05/2015

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Nigerian military has destroyed seven additional terrorist camps with more Boko Haram terrorist fighters killed in the ongoing onslaught to flush them out of Sambisa forest.

The Director of Defence Information (DDI), Maj-Gen. Chris Olukolade, disclosed in a statement that additional 25 women and children were also rescued in the process.

He said the troops who scaled series of land mines in continuation of the assault on the forest bases of the terrorists, captured camps which include the four notorious Alafa camps as well as those in Rogo Fulani, Laraga and others used as training camps in the forest.

According to him, various weapons including rocket propelled grenades, anti-aircraft guns and a number of vehicles were either captured or destroyed during the operation.

Olukolade further disclosed that the four soldiers who were wounded during the rescue operations have been evacuated for treatment.

He assured that the operation is continuing with troops demonstrating high morale and fighting spirit as they search the forests for terrorists, arms and hostages.



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Posted on May, 6 2015

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