Army Kill 4 B'Haram Members, Rescue 61 Women (PHOTOS)

Army Kill 4 B'Haram Members, Rescue 61 Women (PHOTOS)

The Nigerian Army has said that more camps of the Islamist sect, Boko Haram have been destroyed.

This was contained in a statement issued by Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman, the acting director, Army public relations on the recent victories of the troops as they look forward to the December deadline for defeating the insurgents.

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He said the fight against the insurgents is gathering momentum with the discovery and destruction of the sect's equipment and camps.

Army Kill 4 B'Haram Members, Rescue 61 Women (PHOTOS)
The troops moving some items from the insurgents' camp

The statement sent to Legit.ng reads: "the fight against Boko Haram terrorists is continuing to maintain its momentum with the discovery and destruction of terrorists’ camps, weapons and equipment, while the terrorists have been fleeing, and abandoning their bases.

Army Kill 4 B'Haram Members, Rescue 61 Women (PHOTOS)
Some of the Nigerian troops during the raid on the terrorists' den.

"In 25 Task Force Brigade’s area of responsibility, the troops were able to clear Boko Haram terrorists camps at Nwalemer, Mallemiri and Bale. Similarly in Gwoza axis, troops of 26 Task Force Brigade have also destroyed terrorists camps in Tripkwopta and Gidan Gachi yesterday.

Army Kill 4 B'Haram Members, Rescue 61 Women (PHOTOS)
Another camp of the terrorists after the troops made their discovery

"The troops however encountered an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) buried along their route of advance near Balazalla Dure that partially affected one of the leading vehicles. The troops also encountered an abandoned truck loaded with IEDs at Uvole village, which was blown up by them.

Army Kill 4 B'Haram Members, Rescue 61 Women (PHOTOS)
One of the terrorists' cars which was destroyed by soldiers

"Also, with close air support by the Nigerian Air Force, troops of 28 Task Force Brigade advancing along Bitta and Damboa axis cleared Boko Haram terrorists’ camps at Modupe 1, 2 and 3 and in the process rescued 61 persons abducted earlier and held captives by the Boko Haram terrorists.

Army Kill 4 B'Haram Members, Rescue 61 Women (PHOTOS)
A suspect who was nabbed after troops destroyed the insurgents' camp

"The rescued persons were mainly women and children and have since been evacuated. The troops also recovered 2 Dane guns in the area after an encounter with the terrorists at Langaran Fulani and also killed 4 terrorists, arrested one.

Army Kill 4 B'Haram Members, Rescue 61 Women (PHOTOS)
Women and children being rescued from the terrorists

"The public are hereby reassured that the Nigerian Army  remains committed to its obligation to Nigerians. This is being demonstrated daily by the personal presence of the army leadership with the forward troops. It is reinforced by the manifest desire and zeal of the rank and file down to the last rifle man to discharge their responsibility for the restoration and maintenance of peace as well as the safeguarding of the safety and security of the citizenry in the North East.

Army Kill 4 B'Haram Members, Rescue 61 Women (PHOTOS)
Some of the people who were rescued by the Nigerian troops after they laid siege on the insurgents' camp

"Consequently, Nigerians are hereby advised to go about their legitimate duties and show understanding for security checks and procedures put in place to frustrate the evil intents of the terrorists. Nigerian Army troops  in all locations are in high spirits and doing their best to ensure expeditious defeat of the Boko Haram terrorists."

This cheering news is also coming following reports yesterday, November 12, that the wife of a Boko Haram leader was captured and has been helping the Nigerian troops in its battle against the insurgents.

Source: Legit.ng

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