Abuja - Troops have rescued some 31 people
held captive by the Boko Haram terrorists in the Sambisa Forest in Borno State.
The rescue followed troops operating in Bama axis on a
fighting patrol today cleared Boko Haram terrorists out of Aulari general area
within the stronghold of the insurgents.
The troops cleared all the 4 camps located within the
area that includes Faldan, Kidiziromari, Kuroshini, Kurumari and Ngulda. One
Boko Haram terrorist was killed while trying to escape.
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The troops discovered stockpile of farm produce in metal
drums, sacks and underground storage facilities. Other items recovered included
several bicycles and motorcycles.
Some of the farmlands yet to be harvested were also set
ablaze by the terrorists.
A wooden rifle used for training and practice by the
terrorists was also retrieved.
Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman, Acting Director Army Public
Relations, confirmed the developments on Tuesday.
- CAJ News