The Nigerian Army says Troops of Operation Desert Sanity and the Civilian Joint Task Forces have neutralised terrorists of the Islamic State’s West Africa Province in an “ongoing offensive onslaught” in Borno State.
Camps and market belonging to the terrorists are said to have been destroyed in the ongoing operation.
In a tweet posted to its verified Twitter page @HQNigerianArmy,on Wednesday morning, the Army disclosed that the troops also recovered weapons, amongst others, in the operation.
The Army added that the Troops of 26 Task Force Brigade intercepted one Mary Ngoshe and her son, who the Army believes to be one of the abducted girls from GGSS Chibok in 2014.
The tweet, which contains photographs of some neutralised terrorists and destroyed camp, states, “Ongoing offensive onslaught by troops of Operation Desert Sanity in conjunction with CJTF recorded another feat on 14 June 2022 as ISWAP terrorists were neutralised around Gurzum in Borno State. Terrorists market & camps were destroyed. Weapons amongst others were recovered.”
”Terrorists’ market and camps were destroyed. Weapons amongst others were recovered.
”Troops of 26 Task Force Brigade on patrol around Ngoshe in Borno State on 14 June 2022 intercepted one Mrs Mary Ngoshe and her son. She is believed to be one of the abducted girls from GGSS Chibok in 2014. Further exploitation ongoing,” the tweet read.