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Army Destroys Boko Haram Camp, Rescue Hostages

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PRESS RELEASE

Troops of 27 Task Force Brigade in conjunction with the Nigerian Air Force and Civilian Joint Task Force while on clearance operation on 22 April 2018 destroyed another Boko Haram enclave at Buk in Damboa Local Government Area of Borno State .

During the operation, some members of the Boko Haram terrorists were neutralised while others fled the scene following the superior fire power of own troops.

Items recovered include:

  1. One truck.
  2. One gun truck.
  3. Three motorcycles.
  4. One tricycle.
  5. A bunker and an IED factory were discovered and subsequently destroyed.

Five aged women who were held hostage by the terrorists were also freed during the operation.

Unfortunately, two soldiers sustained various degrees of injuries are currently receiving treatment at the military facility.

Brigadier General Texas Chukwu

Director Army Public Relations

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