The Nigerian troops have succeeded in clearing terrorists out of Madagali, which is the last place held by the terrorists in Adamawa State.
- Troops cleared the terrorists from Madagali on Thursday
- Military says no casualty was recorded on the side of the troops
- Army Air Force and other security forces are collaborating in the counter-terrorism operation
A military spokesman, Major General Chris Olukolade, who has been on a tour mission in the North-East, said that there were no casualties on the side of the Nigerian forces, which included the Army, Airforce and other security agencies.
The Defence Headquarters also confirmed the development in a tweet, saying: Troops today succeeded in clearing terrorists out of #Madagali. The last of places held by the terrorists in Adamawa”.
Troops had earlier concluded the dislodgement and clearing of Boko Haram Terrorists from Lame/Burra forest, in Bauchi State.
The forest traverses Ningi and Torro Local Government Areas of the state.
A spokesman for the Nigerian Army, Colonel Sani Usman, said the operation started since last weekend and was concluded on Thursday.
Colonel Usman said that quite a number of terrorists were killed, with their weapons and equipment destroyed during the operations to clear the Lame-Burra forest.
Meanwhile mopping up is ongoing, as more details will be provided by the Defence Headquarters.