Posted by News Express | 27 February 2015 | 3,919 times
Nigerian troops, currently in a killer mood, in the early hours of today recorded another string of victories over Boko Haram, finally routing terrorists from Bara, headquarters of Gulani Local Government Area of Yobe State, and Gulag, headquarters of Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa State.
“The fierce fighting that preceded the clearing of towns and other communities resulted in appreciable casualties on the terrorists, the capture of some of them, the recovery and destruction of arms, thousands of assorted rounds ammunition as well as vehicles and other equipment including; Anti-Aircraft Guns, General Purpose Machine Guns (GPMGs), Grenades, Multi-barrel bombs, Multi-barrel Grenade Launchers, rifles and mortar guns,” Director of Defence Information, Major General Chris Olukolade, announced this afternoon.
He said in a statement issued in Abuja that “other locations also cleared in the course of the two days operation include Shikah, Fikayel, Tetebah, Buza, Kamla and Bumsa.”
•Photo shows Nigerian troops marching triumphantly into a liberated community in the country’s North-East.
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