Troops Rescue 46 Boko Haram Hostages In Sambisa

Boko Haram
The Nigerian troops fighting Boko Haram in North East.

The Nigerian army says it has rescued 46 persons held by Boko Haram fighters as it dislodged them from one of their hideouts called Sabil Huda in Sambisa forest.

The army announced that the air force assisted it in the operation.

“During a fierce offensive which was supported by Nigerian Air Force, against the terrorists on Monday 12th February 2018, the resilient troops neutralised quite a number of Boko Haram terrorists and captured major armaments, including two Spartan Armoured Personnel Carriers (APC), one Canter truck and one Laptop computer belonging to the insurgents,” army spokesman for Operation Lafiya Dole Colonel Onyema Nwachukwu said in a statement.

Nwachukwu said 19 women and 27 children were rescued from the erstwhile terrorists’ enclave.

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