Troops on Friday, recaptured more towns from the members of the Boko Haram sect, Defence Spokesman, Gen. Chris Olukolade said.
In a statement issued on Friday, he said the troops handed out a crushing defeat to the insurgents and recovered the headquarters of Gulani Local Government Area of Yobe State, Bara, and the headquarters of Madagali Local Government area, Gulag, from them in the early hours of Friday.
In his words, troops also flushed out terrorists from other locations such as Shikah, Fikayel, Tetebah, Buza, Kamla and Bumsa, during the two-day operation.
He said that several of the insurgents were killed in the fierce fighting that preceded the liberation of the communities.
According to him, troops recovered and destroyed several arms and ammunition, vehicles and other equipment. Items recovered included Anti-Air Craft Guns, General Purpose Machine Guns, Barrel Grenade Launchers, rifles and mortar guns.