Military spokesman Sagir Musa said the raid was launched yesterday on the insurgents camp after they killed 15 civilians earlier in the week.
According to him, a village that was captured by the insurgents was freed.
"As at now, the soldiers have gone after the remaining terrorists who are on the run" he said.
Nigeria declared a state of emergency in three northeastern states in May as it fights Islamist militants.
The group's aim is to establish and Islamic caliphate in the country and more than 2,000 persons have died since it commenced killings and bombings mostly in the northern part of the country.
Nigeria's 150 million people is evenly distributed among Christians and Muslims.
Source Zeez News