The 29 Task Force Brigade troops have also been busy conducting clearing operations on the remnants of Boko Haram terrorists in their area of operations with remarkable success.
Within the last two days the units under the Brigade cleared the remnants of Boko Haram terrorists hibernating in the following areas; Abukarti, Baradili, Borgozo, Gaijaribul Abukar, kolomi, Marguba, Umarumi and Yasori 1 and 2.
The gallant troops also recovered several items including 1 single barrel gun, motorcycles, drums and bags of millet and dead cattle that ran into Improvised Explosive Device (IED) buried by the Boko Haram terrorists.
Similarly, the troops detonated an IED in one of the buildings at Yasori 1.
It was equally discovered that prior to the clearance, the terrorists have also been frequenting Borgozo general area which they used as harbour and staging area when conducting their nefarious activities.
Troops Clear More Terrorists Hideout
In continuation with the clearance of the remnants of the Boko Haram terrorists, troops of 153 Task Force Brigade, 5 Brigade on Monday had an encounter with terrorists at Musari village on Monday.
During the clearance operations, a soldier paid the supreme price, while the troops killed 58 terrorist and recovered 2 hand grenades.
52 motorcycles, several bags of foodstuffs such as beans, onions, sweet potatoes and guinea corn, as well as cartons of fish were also recovered.
Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman
Acting Director, Army Public Relations