Abuja - The Nigerian Army says it has rescued 30 people, including an infant, from the hold of the dreaded Boko Haram sect.
Colonel Tukur Gusau, the Deputy Director Army Public Relations 7 Division, Maiduguri, disclosed the breakthrough.
Also read: Buhari in Cameroon Wednesday over Boko Haram
As a result of ongoing operations under the aegis of Operation Lafiya Dole to clear Dikwa and its environs from Boko Haram terrorists, the troops of 7 Division Nigerian Army rescued 30 internally displaced persons from the hands of the terrorist in Kwayabe and Wufe wards in Dikwa LGA of Borno state, Gusau said.
He revealed that those rescued include 21 children and a-6 day old infant, seven women including three nursing mothers and two elderly male adults.
Gusau added that the troop also discovered a training shed inside the vandalized and looted Palace of the Shehu of Dikwa.
- CAJ News