The quest to destroy the Boko Haram sect in Nigeria has continued after troops of the Nigerian Army destroyed a hideout used by the terrorists in Mafa Local Government Area of Borno State, killing six members of the sect in the process.
According to reports from the Director, Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Sani Kukasheka Usman, operation was carried out around Gawa and Boskoro villages in the state by troops of 112 Task Force Battalion, 22 Brigade, Operation Lafiya Dole, alongside some members of the Civilian JTF.
Three women were also rescued from the terrorist’s den by the troops, items
were also recovered from the Boko Haram terrorist hideout before it was destroyed.
He said, “During the search on the hideout before destruction, the troops recovered three pieces of 36 Hand Grenade, four Dane Guns, and 26 rounds of Anti-Aircraft ammunition. They also recovered three gas cylinders and a set of bow and arrows.
“They also recovered three gas cylinders and a set of bow and arrows. The gallant patrol team also rescued three women at Boskoro, who were later handed over to the Internally Displaced Persons camp officials at Dikwa.”
The Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Major General BA Akinroluyo in response commended the troops. He urged them to be more daring and not relent in clearing any suspected Boko Haram terrorist’s hideout.