Nigeria, Cameroon Troops Clear Terrorists

 Nigeria, Cameroon Troops Clear Terrorists

Nigeria and Cameroon troops have carried out joint operation to weed out Boko Haram terrorists along the border of both countries.
The joint operation was also to clear fleeing Boko Haram terrorists hibernating within remote and border areas,
The two days joint operation was led by Col. Dourai and Lt Col Mohaman of the Cameroonian Defence Forces.
The soldiers were drawn from Cameroon’s Battalion Rapid Intervention (BRI) and Nigeria’s 151 Task Force Battalion of 21 Brigade.
During the operation which ended on Tuesday, troops of the two countries cleared Siyara, Kote, Sigawa and proceeded to Bulabundibe towns. Other areas cleared include AdeleKe, Tchatike and Lamukura villages.
While conducting the operation the troops came in contact with Boko Haram terrorists and neutralized many of them, apprehended two others.
Many other terrorists escaped with gunshot wounds, Brig.-Gen. Sani Kukasheka Usman,
the Director Army Public Relations, said in a statement.
The troops further recovered an unserviceable Toyota Canter, 7 Dane Guns and 5 Boko Haram terrorists flags, 4 vehicle tyres, 2 Motorcycles and vehicle spare parts.
The team leader, Col Dourai, stated that the operation was carried out to secure both countries’ borders from the menace of the Boko Haram terrorists.
He further commended the Nigeria Army and the conduct of the troops.
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