The war against insurgents in Nigeria’s Northern region recorded a rare victory today as 59 persons were rescued at camps in Kashingeri, Wale and Kushingoro terrorists camp.
Troops of the 151 Task force Battalion also reportedly destroyed five Boko haram terrorist camps in Borno state. The The Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Col. Sani Usman said in a statement today; “As part of efforts to rid Nigeria of Boko Haram terrorists, troops of 21 Brigade and elements of Nigerian Army Engineers, yesterday cleared a notorious terrorists camp at Chuogori and Shantumari, Borno State.
“In addition, troops of 151 Task Force Battalion conducted operations on Kashingeri, Wale and Kushingari Boko Haram terrorists camps today.
“During the raids, quite a number of the terrorists were killed, a Landrover vehicle and a tipper were recovered. The troops also rescued 59 civilians that were held captive by the terrorists and cleared the camps,”