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Special Boat Service (SBS) unit of the Naval Base Lake Chad (NBLC) and 403 Special Force Amphibious Brigade, Nigerian Army, conducted a clearance operation in Baga, Borno State.

The military personnel, assisted by Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) operatives, targeted Boko Haram and ISWAP camps.

A statement by Navy Information Director, Suleman Dahun said the offensive was led by Commander NBLC, Commodore Alexander Bingel.

The operation lasted four days and covered the Federal College of Freshwater Fisheries Technology (FCFFT), Doro Baga, Tangon Guava, Kwatan Gaba and Kwatan Kuyet.

Dahun declared that the raid was successful and resulted in the recovery of a box of 40mm Automatic Grenade Launcher (AGL) balls.

The spokesman said Bingel commended the troops for their discipline, courage and doggedness.

“The troops projected further to ensure no elements of ISWAP terrorists were left within the area”, Dahun added.

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