Gallant troops of the Nigerian Army have continued their relentless, offensive operations against the dreaded Boko Haram sect as the remaining camps and enclaves of the ferocious death cult in Alagarno and Sambisa forests were reported destroyed.
It was gathered on Tuesday, February 16, that troops of 81 Battalion and 251 Task Force Battalion patrol team, cleared Boko Haram camps located at Komala, Dole, Kumshi and Moadori around the fringes of Alagarno forest.
Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman Acting Director Army Public Relations in a statement said the troops killed 2 Boko Haram terrorists and captured 2 other notorious terrorists; Mustapha Busuru (50 years old) and Usman Abubakar (56 years) at Dole village and brought down all Boko Haram terrorist flags hoisted in the village destroying them.
However, three soldiers and four locals sustained injuries.
The troops recovered one Toyota Buffalo vehicle mounted with an Anti-Aircraft Gun with registration number 081375, one General Purpose Machine Gun (GPMG) with registration number 132042, a loaded G3 rifle magazine and 30 rounds of 7.62mm (NATO) ammunition link.
They also recovered 2 Toyota pickup vans, 40 motorcycles, Improvised Explosives Making Devices (IEDs), stockpile of foodstuffs and fuel dump.
The patrol team also recovered horses and donkeys used for transportation by the terrorists.