Boko Haram Army rescues 605 women, children in Sambisa forest

Irabor stated this during a press conference at the headquarters of the 7 Division of Operation Lafiya Dole.

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The Nigeria Army on Wednesday said it had rescued additional 605 women and children during its operation in Sambisa forest.

The Theatre Commander, Maj.-Gen. Leo Irabor, stated this during a press conference at the headquarters of the 7 Division of Operation Lafiya Dole in Maiduguri.

He added that “69 male adults, 180 females, 227 male children and 129 female children, were rescued during the operation between Dec. 7 and Dec. 14, 2016.

“The victims are in our custody for further investigation and interrogation.

“On the operation, our troops are determined to wipe out the terrorists from their

hideout. I can tell you that the counter terrorism operation is already yielding positive results.”

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Irabor said that troops on operation rescue final have continue to record remarkable progress in the fight against counter terrorism operation in Sambisa forest.

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