Army clears more terrorist camps in Borno

nigerian troopsBy AUGUSTINE OSAYANDE

ABUJA, (CAJ News) – TROOPS advancing along Banki axis in Borno State have cleared more terrorist camps and captured weapons, flags and improvised explosives at Jangolori and Bulaburma villages.

The Acting Director of Army Public Relations, Col. Sani Kukasheka Usman, confirmed the
development.

“The recovered items have confirmed earlier intelligence that the terrorists often used corrugated metal roofing sheets and bathroom slippers in making improvised explosive devices,” Usman said.

The Army spokesman said the campaign against the terrorists was yielding the desired result because the insurgents were running out of arms, ammunitions and other logistics.

He commended the synergy, intelligence and information sharing between the Nigerian forces and those of the neighbouring countries under the Multinational Joint Task Force.

He said the Nigerian Army call on patriotic citizens to continue to avail troops with information.

“Our collective effort will continue to lead to more successes until the terrorists are completely defeated,” Usman said.

He however said as the terrorists were on the run, there was need for more vigilance and security consciousness among all.

“Consequently, there is need for more alertness among all to pre-empt the terrorists and other criminal elements in the society,” he said.

– CAJ News

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