The Nigerian Military on Tuesday said it had sacked Boko Haram terrorists from the Alagamo forest in Borno State in the North-Eastern part of the country, which has been ravaged by insurgency activities over the last couple of years.
The military stated this in a statement issued in Abuja by the Acting Director of Army Public Relations, Col. Sani Usman.
According to the statement, the Nigerian Army and Air Force, in a combined operation, successfully cleared the Alagarno forest, being the last camp of Boko Haram terrorists.
It said: “This morning, troops of the Nigerian Army along with support from the Nigerian Air Force, cleared the last camp of Boko Haram terrorists in Alagarno forest located between Kaga and Daboa local government areas of Borno, which link Yobe and Gombe States.
“The key terrorist camps within the forest, which include; Falluja and Timbuktu camps, have all been cleared.’’
It further said that the troops recovered armoured fighting vehicles and computers from the terrorists.
The troops, it said, were currently carrying out general mopping up operations in the area to track down any remnants of the insurgents.