Nigeria army in north-east fighting Boko HaramNigerian troops have cleared the Boko Haram terrorists from Yobe State and are looking to reclaim Borno State from terrorists in the next few days.

Highlights:

  • The troops took over the state on Monday morning, after reclaiming the last town from terrorists
  • Goniri town was taken from the terrorists in the early hours of Monday morning
  • The Defence Headquarters announced the clearing of terrorists from the town on Monday morning
  • It is coming after troops battled the Boko Haram to take over Damasak days back

Details

The reclamation operation was concluded in Yobe State, after troops reclaimed Goniri town in north-east Nigeria from the Boko Haram terrorists.

The troops completed the reclaiming of the town on Monday morning, the Defence Headquarters (DHQ) said.

In a tweet on its twitter handle, the DHQ said: “Troops this morning completed clearing terrorists out of Goniri in Yobe State”.Toops Take Bama

The development is coming days after troops battled the Boko Haram terrorists in a determined bid to retake Damasak, a border town between Nigeria and Niger Republic.

The Defence Headquarters said the troops also routed terrorists from Bama in Borno State, in efforts to reclaim Borno State from the dissident group.

It says Mopping up operation is ongoing in Borno State.

NP/DHQ

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