Nigerian Troops after recapturing Baga in 2015
Nigerian Troops after recapturing Baga in 2015
Troops engaged in cordon and search in Baga  continue to discover more arms of various background and shapes abandoned in some houses and the surrounding by fleeing terrorists. Heaps of weapons most of which were strange looking or destroyed are still being gathered. Many abandoned or destroyed motorcycles have also been discovered.
A soldier was stabbed while another was shot during a close quarter battle which ensued  as troops involved in cordon and search caught up with some of the fleeing terrorists yesterday evening.  A number of individuals who claimed to be residents are also being interrogated in order to ascertain their identity and motive. The group consisting mostly women continued to hail and cheer the troops as they conduct thorough search in the area. Wanting to be sure the group was not working for the terrorists despite the excitement, they had to be placed under watch.
The cordon and search as well as patrol of the localities continue while the offensive on terrorists is progressing in other areas of the theatre of the counter terrorist campaign.

CHRIS OLUKOLADE
Major General
Director Defence Information
February 22, 2015
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5 COMMENTS

  1. Well done guys. We know you’re fighting for us and we are very proud of you. God will continue to be on your side to destroy these animals. Please be more careful and watchful. And don’t get carried away with this success, it isn’t over untill it is over. Thanks

  2. All hail nigerian armed forces!!! its not to lay down ones life for his country, it is the gretest sarcrifise any citizen can offer; so let us celebrate these officers & worriors who are fighting to free us all frim the evel call boko haram.

  3. Almighty Allah will continue to strengthing Nigeria Army’s power.
    But please don’t be carried away with this success, be vigilant.

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