Boko Haram : Nigeria Military Captures Armoured Vehicles and Artillery Guns

February 1, 2015 6:53 pm

The who in their disarray strayed towards
Bama, Ngom, Alou, Delwa and Mafa in the night have now been effectively
contained. Mopping up operation is ongoing. Several weapons, arms and
ammunition including two armoured vehicles and two artillery guns as
well as 17 Hilux vehicles have been captured from them. Several
terrorists also died.

The affected locations have been secured and soldiers wounded are
being treated. Patrols and pursuit of fleeing terrorists is continuing
in coordination with allied forces. Meanwhile, the terrorists attack on
Maiduguri in the early hours of Sunday was quickly contained. The
terrorists incurred massive casualty. The situation is calm as mopping
up operation in the affected area is ongoing. The ongoing operations is
in coordination with activities in the Multinational Joint Task. The
terrorists are meant to be engaged in all fronts including their
previous safe havens and hide outs in the region.
It is in line with the arrangement for a comprehensive and
coordinated military operation with inputs by military forces in the
Lake Chad Basin Commission namely , Chad, Niger, and Cameroon.
More later.

Major General Chris Olukolade
Director Defence Information
February 1, 2015

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