Items recovered by the troops include 2 primed Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs), 3 pressure plates, a 36 hand grenade, 2 Dane guns among others.
Troops of 156 Task Force Battalion of 29 Task Force Brigade, Civilian JTF and local vigilante in Yajiwa, Alanganro forest, Borno state have destroyed eight camps belonging to the Boko Haram terrorist sect.
The Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman disclosed this on Friday, June 10, 2016.
According to him, items recovered include 2 primed Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs), 3 pressure plates, a 36 hand grenade, 2 Dane guns, 7 motorcycles and 5 empty cases of 12.7mm rounds of ammunition, 1 damaged mine detector, a vehicle and camel bag.
He noted that the troops also recovered a Vehicle top cylinder, a 19.5 tyre rim and 4 size13 tyre rims.
Other items include a 19.5 rim tyre, 3 tyre jacks, 2 motorcycle tyres and 2 solar panels, as well as 2 small generators, 1 grinding machine, 3 water pumping machines, 1 Knapsack sprayer and 1 bag of fried groundnut cake.
The IEDs were successfully detonated by the Explosive Ordnance Device team. The troops have since returned to base safely.
Meanwhile, Theatre Commander of
Operation Lafiya Dole, Major General Lucky Irabor recently said that the insurgents are now trapped in
Sambisa Forest » .