The Nigerian Army on Sunday destroyed more Boko Haram terrorists’ camps in its continued offensive against the insurgents in the North East.
A statement by the spokesman of the theatre command, tagged “Operation Lafiya Dole”, Tukur Gusau, said the feat was achieved on Sunday when troops of 25 Task Force Brigade conducted clearance and confidence building operations in Bale along Bitta and Damboa areas of Borno State.
“The Boko Haram terrorists on sighting the advancing troops towards their location, (they) fled in disarray abandoning looted food items and other personal effects.
“These include a grinding machine, dane guns and bicycles as well as Boko Haram terrorists’ hoisted flag, which was brought down and destroyed the troops.
“The formation continues to dominate the area and in order to deny the terrorists freedom of action and frustrate their nefarious intents and acts.
“The Theatre Commander, Operation LAFIYA DOLE, Major General Yusha’u Mahmood Abubakar hailed the troops for the achievements so far and encouraged them to keep the tempo so that the deadline set to end Boko Haram terrorists activities in Nigeria and the North East in particular, could be achieved.
“The troops are in high spirit and their and fighting efficiency remains very high,” Mr. Gusau, a colonel, said.