Military Will Continue Sambisa Operation Despite Maiduguri Attacks- DHQ

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The Director Defence Information in the Defence Headquarters (DHQ), Major General Chris Olukolade, on Thursday stated that the offensive to clear Boko Haram terrorists and their camps from all the Sambisa forest locations will continue despite the diversionary attacks in Maiduguri on Wednesday.

The DHQ also revealed how its troops foiled the plot by Boko Haram terrorists to use two female suicide bombers to wreak havoc in Maiduguri.

Security sources revealed that the terrorist sect detonated two female suicide bombers ahead of their attack on Ladi Kayamla near Maiduguri on Wednesday with a plan to follow up with an attack but were swiftly routed by vigilant Nigerian troops in the area.

Olukolade, while confirming the incident stated that normalcy has been restored as the troops conduct mopping up of the area.

He emphasized that the offensive to clear the terrorist’s and their camps from all the Sambisa forest locations will continue.

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