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Boko Haram Troops destroy 8 terrorist camps in Borno

Items recovered by the troops include 2 primed Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs), 3 pressure plates, a 36 hand grenade, 2 Dane guns among others.

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Some items recovered from the Boko Haram terrorists in Yajiwa

Troops of 156 Task Force Battalion of 29 Task Force Brigade, Civilian JTF and local vigilante in Yajiwa, Alanganro forest, Borno state have destroyed eight camps belonging to the Boko Haram terrorist sect.

The Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman disclosed this on Friday, June 10, 2016.

According to him, items recovered include 2 primed Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs), 3 pressure plates, a 36 hand grenade, 2 Dane guns, 7 motorcycles and 5 empty cases of 12.7mm rounds of ammunition, 1 damaged mine detector, a vehicle and camel bag.

He noted that the troops also recovered a Vehicle top cylinder, a 19.5 tyre rim and 4 size13 tyre rims.

READ: Terrorism: "FG will reveal and prosecute Boko Haram sponsors" - AGF

Other items include a 19.5 rim tyre, 3 tyre jacks, 2 motorcycle tyres and 2 solar panels, as well as 2 small generators, 1 grinding machine, 3 water pumping machines, 1 Knapsack sprayer and 1 bag of fried groundnut cake.

The IEDs were successfully detonated by the Explosive Ordnance Device team. The troops have since returned to base safely.

Meanwhile, Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, Major General Lucky Irabor  recently said that the insurgents are now trapped in Sambisa Forest.

See photos below:

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Boko haram hide out

 

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An old car recovered from the Boko Haram insurgents in Yajiwa, Borno state.

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Items recovered from the terrorists in Yajiwa, Borno state

 

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Items recovered from the Boko Haram insurgents

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A grinding machine recovered by the troops

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