The Nigerian Army on Wednesday said it’s troops have uncovered and destroyed new camps been used by Boko Haram and Islamic State West African Province terrorists.
According to the Army, the new camps were destroyed in Kajeri area of Borno State, with two women and three children rescued from the insurgents.
A release by the acting Director, Army Public Relations, Col Sagir Musa, stated that the troops of 112 Task Force Battalion on clearance operations killed “more members of the crouching Boko Haram and ISWAP terrorists on Tuesday” when they raided a cluster of established camps along Kajeri village in the state.
He further stated that a thorough search of the camps resulted in the recovery of two dane guns, eight cartridges, two torches and one bicycle.
Musa said: “Furthermore, two women and three children suspected to have been kidnapped by the terrorists were rescued by troops around the bushes of Kajeri and Saleri villages. The rescued women and children will be handed over to the appropriate agency for further action.
“The camps were destroyed and burnt down by the troops, while they advanced further and cleared the surrounding dispersed localities in the general area of Kajeri and Saleri areas of the state.”