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Troops destroys Boko Haram camps in Alagarno, Sambisa forests

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The Nigerian Army has continued its relentless operations of destroying all Boko Haram terrorists remaining camps and enclaves around Alagarno and Sambisa forests.

On Tuesday, troops of 81 Battalion and 251 Task Force Battalion patrol team, cleared Boko Haram camps located at Komala, Dole, Kumshi and Moadori around the fringes of Alagarno forest.

The troops killed 2 Boko Haram terrorists and captured 2 notorious terrorists; Mustapha Busuru (50 years old) and Usman Abubakar (56 years) at Dole village and brought down all Boko Haram terrorist flags hoisted in the village and destroyed them.

They also recovered 2 Toyota pick up vans, 40 motorcycles, Improvised Explosives Making Devices (IEDs), stockpile of foodstuffs and fuel dump.

The patrol team also recovered horses and donkeys used for transportation by the terrorists.

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Three soldiers and four locals sustained injuries, while the troops recovered one Toyota Buffalo vehicle mounted with an Anti-Aircraft Gun with registration number 081375, one General Purpose Machine Gun (GPMG) with registration number 132042, a loaded G3 rifle magazine and 30 rounds of 7.62mm (NATO) ammunition link.

Both military and the wounded civilians are receiving treatment at the unit’s Regimental Aid Post.

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