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Nigerian troops capture terrorists’ logistics suppliers in clearance operation in Borno

By Kalu Nwokoro Idika

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Troops of 195 battalion, under Operation Hadin Kai in collaboration with Civilian Joint Task Force on clearance mission have captured two Boko Haram terrorists and recovered assorted items and utensils

In a statement by Brigadier General Onyma Nwachukwu, Director of Army Public Relations said items recovered from the Boko Haram logistics suppliers include, one hand grenade, one axe, one vehicle, five bicycles, two mobile phones (Techno and Infinix) and some quantity of Petroleum, Oil and Lubricant.

The statement read, “Troops of 195 Battalion, Sector 1 Operation HADIN KAI (OPHK), in conjunction with Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) on a clearance operation within Muna general area of Borno state, have captured two Boko Haram Terrorists and recovered assorted items and utensils meant for BHT replenishment on 3 July, 2021.

“Items recovered from the BHT logistics suppliers include, one hand grenade, one axe, one vehicle, five bicycles, two mobile phones (Techno and Infinix) and some quantity of Petroleum, Oil and Lubricant. The troops equally recovered large quantity of psychedelic and sex enhancement drugs, pesticides and insecticides, as well as food stuff, amongst others.

“The vigilant troops, who left no stone unturned during the clearance operation, combed the entire area, destroying several identified terrorists camps. During the operation, troops however came in contact with terrorists at Labe Village, who attempted fleeing but were swiftly intercepted by the troops.

“The Chief of Army Staff, Major General Faruk Yahaya has commended the alertness of the troops, urging them to sustain the aggressive posture of the operation, to ensure they clear terrorists’ enclaves and dominate the general area.

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