Nigerian Troops still on the rampage

Even as Nigerian youths take to the streets today marching in support of the Nigerian Military, reports have reached us that gallant troops of the 7th Division Maiduguri who were on cordon and search operations along Djimitillo Damaturu road axis on Friday night had an encounter with a group of terrorists after their hideout was discovered by troops. 
The fierce fight to dislodge them from the location which is very close to a market, resulted in the capture of   Machine Guns and rifles as well as the
death of some number of them. Some of the terrorists are believed to have died in the fire that gutted the house where they had made their base.  A soldier was killed while another was wounded and is undergoing treatment. 
In Gulak, Adamawa State, troops in pursuit of terrorists caught up with some of them who were in the process of blowing up a bridge to deter troops advance.  The terrorists were not lucky as they died in their encounter with troops.  The troops are continuing with the cordon and search of the town and environs after overpowering the terrorists.  A lot of arms have been recovered in the process.  Troops are also dismantling the terrorists group’s flags hoisted in the towns, according to the spokesman of the military General Olukolade.
This is coming after President Goodluck Jonathan paid a surprise visit to the troops in Adamawa and environs on Thursday. Following the deployment of long awaited equipment and weapons to the area, the morale of soldiers have been at the peak and over 20 towns have been liberated from the insurgents. This has gradual begun to ease the sufferings of the citizens in the area, and already many have begun to return to their homes in droves. See pictures of some arms recovered below:






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