BHT: Soldiers Recover Large Cache of Arms & Ammunition.

BHT: Soldiers Recover Large Cache of Arms & Ammunition.

 

As Special Forces of the Nigerian military move forward with the clearance operation of remnants of Boko Haram terrorists in the North East, a massive cache of arms and ammunition belonging to the group was yesterday recovered by soldiers in one of the hideouts.  

 

Making the disclosure at a briefing, Theater Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, Major General Lucky Irabor said “troops discovered large cache of arms and ammunitions that include 36 boxes of .51mm calibre, 5 x 20 Lyra beefcake mixture of 7.62mm (NATO) ammunition, large quantity of 7.62mm (Special), ammunition and one 81mm mortar tube. 

 

“In addition, the troops recovered 1 Toyota Hilux, 1 Generator and several motorcycles.  

 

General Irabor said, “Following a tip off, troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE and some Civilian JTF today (Sunday) went on a clearance patrol to Borgozo-Alargano general area in which they discovered large cache of arms and ammunitions concealed by Boko Haram terrorists.

 

“The patrol team also cleared remnants of Boko Haram terrorists that were dislodged from Alagarno forest hibernating at Kadari, Camp Abu Fatima and Gursum.

 

“The Nigerian Army wishes to  appeal to all Nigerians and in particular, the good people of Adamawa, Borno  and Yobe States to continue to provide useful information to troops in order to facilitate complete routing of the remnants of Boko Haram  insurgents hiding in their  localities” he added.

 

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