Tuesday, 8 July 2014

Troops Clear Terrorists Bases in Balmo Forest, Recover Ammunition & Vehicles – Photos

In a military operation that lasted throughout the weekend,
troops countering terrorists activities in the northeast of
Nigeria have cleared and taken over Balmo forest, stretching
from Bauchi through Jigawa states.

On Monday, a military spokesman General Chris Olukolade
said that terrorists suspected to be members of Islamist
militant sect Boko Haram and armed gangs operating in the
forests were completely rooted.

Some of the men were captured including two foreigners who
are suspected to be mercenaries

The military took possession of several weapons and
equipment including vehicles, motorcycles, power generating
sets, foodstuff and kitchen utensils.

All images were shared by Reuben Abati, the spokesperson
for President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan.

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