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Army uncovers Boko Haram bread factory in Borno

By Monsurudeen Olowoopejo

The Nigerian Army personnel attached to Operation Lake Sanity III, Operation Hadin Kai have discovered ISWAP (Boko Haram) terrorists bread producing factory in Maisani, Timbuktu Triangle in Damboa Local Government Area of Borno State.

It was learnt that the factory was destroyed after the troops recovered two Lister generating plants, one baking machine and several baking materials.

A source in the axis, Zagazola Makama, narrated that the discovery was made by the Combined troops of 199 Special Forces Battalion in conjunction with Hybrid Forces and Civilian Joint Task Force (JTF) during its exploitation into the terrorists den.

The bread

He added that the discovery was made yesterday during the weeklong engagement of the terrorists in their den.

According to him, the week-long clearance operation was marked by a total decimation of the terrorists from its stronghold in the Timbuktu Triangle, comprising Buk, 1, 2 and 3, Talala, Ajigin, Dusula, Abulam, Gorgi, in the dreaded Timbuktu Triangle.

“These groups of terrorists are mostly responsible for attacks, ambushes and IED/mine towards Damboa roads, Damaturu-Maiduguri MSR, attacks towards Askira, Buratai, Buni Yadi as well as destruction of high tension transmission line connecting Borno and Yobe State.

“Despite the complexity of the terrain characterized by highly fortified camp mostly located under thick foliage and IEDs planted in several locations within the Timbuktu Triangle, the troops continued to maintain high fighting efficiency”.

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