conjunction with Civilian JTF and local vigilante, in the early hours of Friday, conducted a clearance operation in Yajiwa in Alagarno forest. During the operation, 8 Boko Haram terrorists camps near Yajiwa were cleared.
In a statement by the Army Spokesperson, Colonel Sani Usman, the team recovered several items from the camps. These include 2 primed Improvised Explosive.
Devices (IEDs), 3 pressure plates, a 36 hand grenade, 2 dane guns, 7 motorcycles and 5 empty cases of 12.7mm rounds of ammunition. Others are 1 Damaged mine detector, a vehicle and camel bag.
The troops also recovered a vehicle top cylinder, a 19.5 tyre rim and 4 size13 tyre rims. Others include a 19.5 rim tyre, 3 tyre jacks, 2 motorcycle tyres and 2 solar panels, as well as 2 small generators. 1 grinding machine, 3 water pumping machines, 1 namsac sprayer and 1 bag of fried groundnut cake were equally recovered.
The IEDs were successfully detonated by the Explosive Ordnance Device team. The troops have since returned to base safely.