Tag Archives: Sambisa Forest

Army Approves Special Promotion For 3, 729 Troops Fighting Boko Haram

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Lieutenant General Tukur Yusufu Buratai has approved special promotion for 3,729 troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE who participated in Operation DEEP PUNCH II in Sambisa Forest to crush Boko Haram terrorists. A statement by the army said the promotion “Is in recognition of their valour and uncommon commitment to…

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35 Boko Haram Terrorists Killed, 603 Civilian Hostages Rescued In Combined Military Operations

35 Boko Haram terrorists have been killed in a joint operation involving Nigerian and Cameroonian Troops, in furtherance of Operation Deep Punch to smoke out remnants of Boko Haram Terrorists in the Northern fringes of Lake Chad and Sambisa Forest. The troops took the battle to the terrorists in their enclaves at Kusha-Kucha, Surdewala, Alkanerik,…

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Nigerian Troops Free Another 234 Women, Children From Sambisa Forest

Nigerian troops have rescued an additional 234 women and children held captive by the terrorist group BokoHaram, inside the Sambisa forest in Borno State, northeastern Nigeria. A Defence Ministry tweet on Friday evening local time said the hostages were rescued on Thursday from the Kawuri and Konduga end of the expansive forest, which is about…

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Boko Haram: Nigerian Troops Rescue 200 Girls, 93 Women From Sambisa Forest

Nigerian Federal troops on Tuesday afternoon rescued 200 girls and 93 women from the Sambisa forest, the last stronghold of the Boko Haram in Borno State. Nigeria’s Defence Ministry tweeted that “Troops captured and destroyed 3 terrorists camps including the notorious Tokumbere camp in the forest” during an operation. “The freed persons are now being…

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Nigerian Warplanes Bombs Boko Haram’s Training Camps & Equipments In Sambisa Forest -Military Says

Nigerian warplanes bombed training camps and equipment belonging to Islamist group Boko Haram in the northeast’s Sambisa forest on Thursday, the military said, adding momentum to an assault meant to crush the rebels also involving neighbours Chad, Cameroon and Niger. According to reports by THEWILL, “The death of a large number of terrorists has been…

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