The Defence Headquarters on Wednesday [May 6] said the Nigerian troops on Tuesday destroyed seven additional camps belonging to terrorists group, Boko Haram just as more terrorists also died in the ongoing onslaught to flush them out of Sambisa forest.
A press statement issued by the Director, Defence Information, Major-General Chris Olukolade said the troops who scaled series of land mines in continuation of the assault on the forest bases of the terrorists, captured camps which include the four notorious Alafa camps as well as those in Rogo Fulani, Laraga and others used as training camps in the forest.
Olukolade said various weapons including Rocket Propelled Grenades, Anti-Aircraft Guns and a number of vehicles were either captured or destroyed during the operation, adding however that four soldiers were wounded and have evacuated for treatment.
He said the operations is continuing with troops demonstrating high morale and fighting spirit as they search the forests for terrorists, arms and hostages.
FLASH: 7 Terrorists camps destroyed as Additional 25 Women and Children are rescued in #Sambisa Forest http://t.co/ZQ2EI39xld #NeverAgain— DEFENCE HQ NIGERIA (@DefenceInfoNG) May 6, 2015