In the course of the operation, 5 militants that attacked the troops were killed in action, while numerous others were injured and 23 suspects were arrested.
The operations which was conducted on Friday, 26th August 2016, was carried out by the Special Forces at the militants camps.
Items recovered from the camps include 2 AK-47 rifles, 11 Pump Action Guns, a locally made revolver pistol, 292 cartridges of live Ammunition, 199 rounds of AK-47 rifle Ammunition, 4 electricity generating sets and a Camp Gas Cooker.
Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman
Acting Director Army Public Relations