Troops clear Boko Haram camps at Yajiwa (Photos)


In their determined efforts to clear remnants of Boko Haram terrorists in their area of operation, troops of the 156 Task Force Battalion of 29 Task Force Brigade in.

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.


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