BTV Lagos –
Nigeria and Cameroon troops have carried out a joint operation to smoke out Boko Haram terrorists along the border of both countries.
The two-day joint operation was led by Col. Dourai and Lt Col Mohaman of the Cameroonian Defence Forces.
The Director Army Public Relations, Brig.-Gen. Sani Kukasheka Usman, who announced this in a statement on Wednesday, said the joint efforts was successful, leading to the arrest of two Boko Haram members.
The soldiers were drawn from Cameroon’s Battalion Rapid Intervention and Nigeria’s 151 Task Force Battalion of 21 Brigade.
He said, “The troops cleared Siyara, Kote, Sigawa and proceeded to Bulabundibe towns.
“Other areas cleared include Adeleke, Tchatike and Lamukura villages.
“While conducting the operation, the troops came in contact with Boko Haram terrorists and neutralised many of them, apprehended two others.
“Many other terrorists escaped with gunshot wounds.”
The troops further recovered an unserviceable Toyota Canter, seven Dane Guns and five Boko Haram terrorist flags, four vehicle tyres, two Motorcycles and vehicle spare parts.
The team leader, Col Dourai, stated that the operation was carried out to secure both countries’ borders from the menace of the Boko Haram terrorists.
He further commended the Nigerian Army and the conduct of the troops.
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