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PHOTOS: Nigerian Army rescue 57, kill 2 terrorists

15 June 2016, 06:44

Abuja - Troops deployed in Operation Lafiya Dole have reportedly rescued 57 people from captivity while killing 2 Boko Haram terrorists.

According to a Naij report, Nigerian Army spokesperson Sani Usman confirmed the news, claiming that soldiers have been performing their assigned tasks to satisfactory degrees.

"The story is the same in 22 Brigade area of operations as troops of 3 Battalion also conducted  foot and mobile patrols towards Diema, Tatakura and Kala villages in which they had contact with Boko Haram terrorists and killed 2 of them and recovered some dangerous weapons.

"Similarly, troops of 22 Brigade Garrison in conjunction with a detachment of Nigeria Custom Services personnel conducted patrol along Dikwa-Mafa-Maiduguri road to keep it safe," Usman said in a statement.

See pictures from the operation below.

Read more at Naij

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