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Nigerian Army

The Nigerian Army has alerted residents of Borno, Adamawa and Yobe states to be conscious of strange movements of Boko Haram insurgents fleeing Sambisa Forest.

The military is carrying out operations into various Boko Haram enclaves in the dreaded forest, forcing the subdued insurgents to flee for safety.

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Acting Director Army Public Relations, Brig-Gen. Sani Usman, in a statement in Abuja said: “Due to ongoing final clearance and occupation of Boko Haram terrorists’ hideouts in Sambisa Forest, quite a number of them are escaping the theatre of operations in the northeast to various parts of the country and elsewhere.

“Members of the public are urgently requested to report any suspicious person or group of persons to the security agencies for prompt action and interceptions.”