Troops operating in Bama, Borno state yesterday cleared Boko Haram
terrorists out of Aulari general area located within the Sambisa forest,
clearing 4 camps located within the area that includes Faldan,
Kidiziromari, Kuroshini, Kurumari and Ngulda.
According to a statement from the Acting Director
Army Public Relations Col. Sani Usman, one Boko Haram terrorist was
killed while trying to escape and about 31 persons were rescued from the
During the attack, the troops discovered stockpile of farm produce in
metal drums, sacks and underground storage facilities. Other items
recovered included several bicycles and motorcycles. Some of the
farmlands yet to be harvested were also set ablaze by the terrorists. A
wooden rifle used for training and practice by the terrorists was also
In a related development, troops of 7 Division Garrison conducted 8
fighting patrols along Leje Axis. The troops cleared the area and about
15 other villages around Leje. They include Khadadamamari, Ladin Buta,
Hilmari, Kashauri, Keshan Ngala, Aiwa, Masu Kura, Mabirni, Grza 1 and 2,
Mashuari, Dubenge, Tauba and Majande.
The troops also pursued and destroyed 2 Boko Haram terrorists on motor
cycles. Troops have also blocked all known routes to prevent Boko Haram
Terrorists from transporting livestock across borders. All these are
with a view to stopping the Boko Haram from fueling their terror
machines through cattle rustling and illegal trading.
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