Boko Haram: Military Clears 5 Reactivated Camps in Borno

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PORT HARCOURT (Sundiata Post) – The troops of Nigerian Army engaged in the ongoing effort to continually dominate recovered territories and clear Nigerian territory of terrorist vestiges, have successfully cleared some reactivated Boko Haram camps at Kerenoa Area of Mongonu, Borno State.
The Director of Army Public Relations (DAPR), Col. Sani Usman, in a statement on Wednesday said that the advancing troops of 5 Brigade Task Group have on Wednesday cleared five more terrorists camps at Hausari and Baranga in Marte Local Government Area of Borno State.
Usman said that the  troops during the encounter with the terrorists at the camps killed two them and recovered two dane guns and a double barrel gun, while 12 motorcycles abandoned by some fleeing terrorists were destroyed.
In addition, he said, a suspected female member of the terrorist group was captured and is currently undergoing interrogation.
He recalled that troops of 5 Brigade had some time last month cleared and destroyed twenty terrorists camps at Kerenowa general area.
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In a related development, Usman said that the troops of 28 Task Force  Brigade on patrol between Bitta – Yamteke in Borno State to block Boko Haram terrorists fleeing from Lagaran Fulani to enter Sambisa Forest, discovered two planted Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) and successfully detonated them.
The army spokesman also assured that while striving to stamp out terrorists from Nigerian territory, the troops remain committed to ensuring that they cleared and secure all known Boko Haram terrorists’ camps and enclaves  so that no terrorist infiltrated and return to any of the recovered areas

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