Soldiers Rescue 59 Persons In Raids On Boko Haram Camps

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Raids by Nigerian troops on several communities in Borno State believed to be hideouts for the Boko Haram sect have resulted in the killing of a large number of the group’s fighters and the rescue of many being held captive by them.






     

     

    The military offensive operations were carried out by soldiers from the 21 Brigade, 151 Task Force Battalion, and men of the of Nigerian Army Engineering Corps on terrorists camps in Chuogori and Shantumari, Kashingeri, Wale and Kushingari, all in Borno State

    These disclosures were made by the acting Director Army Public Relations, Sani Kukasheka Usman, a Colonel, in a press statement on Thursday.

    The Army spokesman said that 59 persons were rescued during the raids while all the camps were cleared of terrorists.

    According to Usman, an underground silo was discovered in one of the terrorist camps, while a Land Rover and a Tipper were also recovered from the insurgents.

     

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