Aadamawa NigeriaThe Nigerian troops have succeeded in clearing terrorists out of Madagali, which is the last place held by the terrorists in Adamawa State.

Highlights:

  • 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

Details

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 forMadagali take over by troops Boko Haramces, 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.

 

NP/DHQ

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