A Joint Multi-National operation have captured a massive armoury with arms and ammunition dump of the terrorists sited in one of the camps that fell yesterday night in the ongoing counter terrorists operations.
A statement by Major General, Chris Olukolade, Director Defence Information/Coordinator noted that the large quantities of weapons recovered in the raid are still being evacuated from the scene of the night raid where several terrorists died.
Olukolade aded that similar operations took place in coordination with the troops in raids in other camps located in the outskirts of Duguri, Polkime, Malafatori and other locations around the fringes of Lake Chad.
The statement reads, “Substantial money in different currencies and denominations were also recovered from the camps. A total of seven terrorists were captured in the operation during which altogether a soldier died while five were wounded.”
Meanwhile, the Joint Task Force conducting cordon and search for remnants of the daring terrorists who attacked Giwa Barracks in Maiduguri yesterday, had an encounter with some of the surviving terrorists in the general area of Kayamla and Alu Dam in the outskirts of Maiduguri this morning.
The Defence Headquarters further stated that more of the terrorists have been killed and arrested in the ongoing encounters.
“Those captured in the encounter are providing useful information towards the discovery of other hide outs of the daring terrorists.”
The Troops have cordon and search as well as patrols and pursuit by air and land is continuing in the entire mission area of Borno, Yobe and Adamawa States.