Col. Tukur Gusau, Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, has disclosed that the troops have successfully cleared Boko Haram camps in in Borno which include Fadan, Shuwarin, Wulari, Ngoro Dauye, Jidori, Alikashiri, Kalzamari-Shuwa and Kalzamari-Kanuri amongst others.
He said the feat was achieved after troops of 21 Brigade in conjunction with elements of 151 Task Force Battalion of 7 Division, Nigerian Army conducted offensive operations along Aulari in Bama axis.
The troops rescued 178 people being held captive by the terrorists. They include 101 children, 67 women and 10 men respectively.
He added that three Boko Haram flags were recovered while five (5) motor cycles were burnt by the troops. In addition, one (1) Boko Haram Terrorists Commander was captured alive and is presently undergoing investigation.
Gusau added that troops morale remains high as they are determined to consolidate on the success achieved so far under Operation LAFIYA DOLE.