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Army rescues more victims of Boko Haram

17 September 2015, 16:01

Borno - An unspecified number of people have been rescued from the bondage of Boko Haram insurgents in the Borno State.

Army spokesperson, Col. Sani Kukasheka Usman, said the men, women and children were rescued from the terrorists at Buduwa area along Bama axis.

Usman, stating in Abuja, said the rescued persons were part of civilians abducted by Boko Haram terrorists at Buduwa general area in Bama Local Government Area of Borno State which was earlier occupied by the terrorists.

Also read: Buhari gives condition for amnesty to Boko Haram

He nonetheless noted that the Nigerian Army was trying hard to ensure the safety of the rescued persons but “not taking anything for granted” as some of them were suspected terrorists.

Meanwhile, the troops during clearance operations of Boko Haram hideouts, have discovered and successfully destroyed improvised explosive devices (IEDs) planted by Boko Haram terrorists at Sandia village along Korode Road, Usman, the Acting Director Army Public Relations, said.

- CAJ News


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