Troops in a Military Operation spearheaded by highly coordinated air assaults this Monday morning completed the mission of clearing terrorists from Monguno and environs. This is contained in a statement by Director of Defence Information, Major General Chris Olukolade.
It says a number of terrorists as well as truck loads of rice, beans and other logistics meant for resupply to the terrorists operating around Baga were captured in the course of operation.
Also casualty inflected and arms recovered as well as other outcomes of the operation in Monguno, Marte and other communities already secured, will be determined after the ongoing cordon and search in the environs.In addition, air and land operation is continuing with aggressive advance towards other designated Communities and locations meant to be cleared in the ongoing offensive against the terrorists.
— More details are expected —