The Nigerian Army troops destroyed a Boko Haram insurgent’s Improvised Explosive Device (IED) at Buk village in Damboa Local Government of Borno in its ongoing clearance operation. Brig.-Gen.
Texas Chukwu, the Director, Army Public Relations, said in a statement in Maiduguri that the troops on Sunday destroyed the insurgents’ camp, killed a number of them and rescued some persons from captivity. “During the operation, some members of the Boko Haram terrorists were apprehendended while others escaped. Some aged women held hostage by the terrorists were also rescued during the operation. Unfortunately, two soldiers sustained injuries and are receiving treatment at a military facility.