Acting Director of Army Public Relations, Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman, announced this in a statement issued in Abuja on Saturday.
He said that the feat was achieved in the course of the precursor operation to Exercise Crocodile Smile aimed at getting rid of all forms of criminal activities in the Niger Delta geo-political region of Nigeria,
“The operations which was conducted yesterday 26th August 2016, was carried out by the Special Forces at the militants camps,” Col. Usman said.
He added: “Items recovered from the camps include 2 AK-47 rifles, 11 Pump Action Guns, a locally made revolver pistol, 292 cartridges of live Ammunition, 199 rounds of AK-47 rifle Ammunition, 4 electricity generating sets and a Camp Gas Cooker.
“The troops also recovered an abandoned Engine Boat left by the fleeing criminals.”
•Photo shows troops warming up for Exercise Crocodile Smile.