Abuja - The Nigerian Army says that it has rescued over 11,000 civilians held at various enclaves by the Boko Haram sect .
The Army clarifies that the rescue operations were carried out within the past six weeks.
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This comes as troops say that they have intensified efforts to clear and mop up all insurgent activities in the north east.
The military further explained that the rescue operations were carried out by different outposts across the region and that a significant number of them were received from Cameroonian authorities.
- News 24