The troops, Operation LAFIYA DOLE have rescued five women and a baby from Boko Haram terrorists during the clearance of Gombori.
Following information provided by an arrested suspected Boko Haram terrorist, Lawan Abbai, troops on Operation LAFIYA DOLE carried out mine and Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) clearance at Gombori which was along the troops main supply route.
The troops located and recovered two heavy IEDs buried in the ground by suspected remnants of Boko Haram terrorists.
In the process of recovering the deadly IEDs, the troops intercepted 4 fleeing suspected Boko Haram terrorists that were on their way to surrender to troops.
On preliminary investigation, they were identified as confirmed Boko Haram terrorists members planting IEDs along troops routes by their arrested colleague, Lawan Abbai.