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In Borno Troops rescue 211 civilians, clear out insurgents

It was also reported that during an encounter, the troops neutralized one Boko Haram terrorist and recovered 11 bicycles.

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On Saturday, March 11, 2017, troops of 22 Brigade Garrison, Operation LAFIYA DOLE embarked on a fighting patrol.

According to reports, following reports of Boko Haram terrorists scavenging in some villages in northern Borno State, the troops in conjunction with Civilian JTF took on terrorists in Cingal, Murye and Mala Maja villages.

It was also reported that during an encounter, the troops neutralized one Boko Haram terrorist and recovered 11 bicycles.

The patrol team also reportedly rescued 211 civilians held captives by Boko Haram terrorists at Murye and Mala Maja village.

The patrol team escorted 2 heavy duty trucks and 18 pick up vans to recover Internally Displaced Persons' foodstuff from Mala Maja. The rescued persons are currently being screened

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