In continuation with the push to capture Sambisa forest, after the capture of Gwoza and Alagarno forest, troops of 3 and 7 Divisions of the Nigerian Army supported by the Nigerian Air Force, yesterday recaptured Bita, Izge, Yamteke and Uba towns in Askira Uba and Damboa Local Government Areas of Borno State.
During the encounter, one soldier paid the supreme price while 10 others sustained various degrees of injury. Similarly, a lot of Boko Haram terrorists were equally killed and recoveries made.
You are please requested to disseminate this information to the general public. Thank you for your usual cooperation.
SANI KUKASHEKA USMAN
Acting Director Army Public Relations