Nigerian Army destroyed and cleared many Boko Haram camps in about 20 villages in Borno state yesterday. The villages they operated on are Leje, Khadadamamari, Ladin Buta, Hilmari, Kashauri, Aulari, Keshan Ngala, Aiwa, Masu Kura, Mabirni, Grza 1 and 2, Mashuari, Dubenge, Tauba and Majande village.
According to press statement released by Nigerian Army. Troops operating in Bama axis on a fighting patrol cleared Boko Haram terrorists out of Aulari general area located within the Sambisa forest. All 4 camps located within the area that includes Faldan, Kidiziromari, Kuroshini, Kurumari and Ngulda were cleared. A terrorist was killed while trying to escape while 31 persons were rescued.
Stockpile of farm produce in metal drums, sacks and underground storage facilities were discovered. Other items recovered include several bicycles and motorcycles. Some of the farmlands yet to be harvested were also set ablaze by the terrorists. A wooden rifle used for training and practice by the terrorists was also retrieved.
In a related development, troops of 7 Division Garrison conducted 8 fighting patrols along Leje Axis. The troops cleared the area and about 15 other villages around Leje. They include Khadadamamari, Ladin Buta, Hilmari, Kashauri, Keshan Ngala, Aiwa, Masu Kura, Mabirni, Grza 1 and 2, Mashuari, Dubenge, Tauba and Majande.
Troops also pursued and destroyed 2 Boko Haram terrorists on motor cycles. All known routes have also been blocked to prevent Boko Haram Terrorists from transporting livestock across borders. These are with a view to stopping the the Terrorist from fueling their terror machines through cattle rustling and illegal trading.
As we continue our push to clear all remaining elements of Boko Haram terrorists we call on law abiding citizens of the country to continue providing security agencies with credible information about all known and suspected terrorists.