Augustine Osayande in Abuja
Troops in a military operation spearheaded by highly coordinated air assaults have completed the mission of clearing terrorists from Monguno and environs this morning.
Director of Defence Information, Maj-Gen. Chris Olukolade, said a number of terrorists as well as truck loads of rice, beans and other logistics meant foe resupply to the terrorists operating around Baga have been captured in the course of operation.
He casualty inflicted and arms recovered as well as other outcome of the operation in Munguno, Marte and other communities already secured, will be determined after the ongoing cordon and search in the environs.
The 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 insurgents.