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Army recaptures Bama from terrorists

Bama is the second largest town in the state and had been under the control of the terrorists since September 2014.

The Nigerian Army has recaptured Bama Town in Borno State from Boko Haram, military sources say.

The operation to recapture the town was launched on Monday, March 9 and ended the next day.

Troops were said to have met little resistance in the bid to recapture Bama.

“The general did not even utilize our crack boys in Konduga. He just took his team from our supply of new boys here and drove straight into Bama, leaving the Konduga guys to rest and continue watching his back till he took over Bama. He chased the bad people out, removed their flags and installed our authority,” a military source said.

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Another source, according to ThisDay confirmed the victory saying:

“This latest feat can be attributed to the support from Abuja. We now have the right kind of equipment to fight modern equipment and can now fight the insurgency to a standstill.”

The operation to recapture Bama was reportedly led by the led by the General Officer Commanding of the 7th Division of the Nigerian Army, Major General Lamidi Adeosun.

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