Nigeria, Cameroonian troops conduct joint clearance operations
In order to clear fleeing Boko Haram terrorists hibernating within
remote and border areas, Nigerian and Cameroonian troops have carried
out another joint operation to weed out Boko Haram terrorists along
Nigeria and Cameroon border.
The two days joint operation which
was led by Col Dourai and Lt Col Mohaman of the Cameroonian Defence
Forces had troops drawn from the Cameroon’s Battalion Rapid Intervention
(BRI) and 151 Task Force Battalion of 21 Brigade, Nigerian Army.
the operation which ended yesterday Tuesday, troops of the two
countries cleared Siyara, Kote, Sigawa and proceeded to Bulabundibe
towns. Other areas cleared include AdeleKe, Tchatike and Lamukura
While conducting the operation the troops came in
contact with Boko Haram terrorists and neutralized many of them,
apprehended 2 others, while many other terrorists escaped with gunshot
The Troops further recovered an unserviceable Toyota
Canter, 7 Dane Guns and 5 Boko Haram terrorists flags, 4 vehicle tyres,
2 Motorcycles and vehicle spare parts.
While Addressing the
Joint troops, at the conclusion of the clearance operation, the team
leader, Col Dourai, stated that the operation was carried out to secure
both countries’ borders from the menace of the Boko Haram terrorists.
He further commended the Nigeria Army and the conduct of the troops.