Troops rescue more Boko Haram hostages, recover weapons

Posted by News Express | 11 April 2016 | 1,829 times

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In continuation of the ongoing clearance operations of suspected Boko Haram terrorists hideouts,  troops of 155 Task Force Battalion conducted a patrol to Nimila village on Sunday during which they  rescued 14 persons from the clutches of Boko Haram terrorists  and recovered weapons. “The rescued persons were mostly women and children,” Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman, said.

He added in a statement that “the troops also recovered 3 Dane Guns; a single barrel and 2 double barrels. They further recovered 3 motor cycles abandoned by the terrorists, in addition to 2 mobile telephone handsets.”

•Photo shows some of the rescued Boko Haram hostages.

Source: News Express

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