Nigerian Troops Dislodge Terrorists From More Towns In Borno And Yobe

Nigerian Troops Dislodge Terrorists From More Towns In Borno And Yobe

By Ekemini Ekwere | News Reporter on March 15, 2015
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Chris Olukolade
FILE: Maj. Gen. Chris Olukolade speaks to journalists from The Associated Press in an interview in Abuja, Nigeria, on Thursday, May 30, 2013. (Photo Credit: AP/Jon Gambrell)
The Nigerian troops are recording more successes in the counter terrorism campaign on going in Northen Nigeria.
Adamawa has been cleared of Boko Haram insurgents that held towns in the state hostage.
In a statement signed by the director of defence information, Major General Chris Olukolade on Sunday, March 15, 2015, the defence headquarters has said that more communities in Yobe and Borno states have been recaptured by military troops.
The statement read:
“Air Force pounding of identified terrorists hideouts is continuing in some locations in Yobe and Borno States as part of ongoing campaign against terror.
“Several sorties are being flown either in conjunction with ongoing ground assault by troops or to dislodge any concentration of terrorists as follow up to intelligence reports.
“Simultaneous mopping up operations are also ongoing in the areas already operated upon by Nigerian Air Force have already been mopped up.”

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