‘Operation No Mercy’ embarked on by the Nigerian military to drive out Boko Haram terrorists from towns taken over in Nigeria’s north east is recording success as three more communities have now been recaptured.
The Defence Headquarters disclosed this on Wednesday via its website.
The hard-fighting security operatives were said to have taken full control of Gombi, Pelia and Hong communities in Adamawa State.
“The Nigerian troops in their daring exploit have taken full control of more communities in Adamawa State, including Gombi, Pelia and Hong,” the message on the DHq website read.
“The ongoing military operations in the North-Eastern Nigeria is to clear all areas infested by terrorists,” the message added.
The statement also said that many terrorists were captured while some died during confrontation with the military.