Boko Haram/Terrorism

Nigerian troops rescue 211 people from Boko Haram camp

Nigerian troops have successfully rescued 211 people from Boko Haram camp in Northeast of Borno State, Director Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Sani Kukasheka Usman, has said.

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Photo credit: Brig-Gen. S.K Usman

He said Nigerian troops also cleared Boko Haram terrorists out of Cingal Murye and Mala Maja.

Photo credit: Brig-Gen. S.K Usman (facebook)

Mala Maja is one of the terrorists hideouts, one Maiduguri resident told us on telephone.

Photo credit: Brig-Gen. S.K Usman (facebook)

“Following reported sighting of Boko Haram terrorists scavenging in some villages in northern Borno State, troops of 22 Brigade Garrison, Operation LAFIYA DOLE in conjunction with Civilian JTF, on Saturday embarked on fighting patrol to Cingal, Murye and Mala Maja villages and cleared them of the terrorists.

Photo credit: Brig-Gen. S.K Usman (facebook)

“During an encounter, the troops neutralized one Boko Haram terrorist and recovered 11 bicycles.

Photo credit: Brig-Gen. S.K Usman (facebook)

“The patrol team also rescued 211 civilians held captives by Boko Haram terrorists at Murye and Mala Maja village.

In addition, the patrol team escorted 2 heavy duty trucks and 18 pick up vans to recover Internally Displaced Persons’ foodstuff from Mala Maja,” he said.

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