Insurgence: 211 civilians saved by Military troops

211 civilians that were kidnapped by the Boko Haram terrorists at Cingal Murye and Maja villages in Northern Borno State of Nigerian have been saved by the Nigerian Military on Saturday.

The Director Army Public Relations, Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman, in a statement on Sunday, said that troops of 22 Brigade Garrison, Operation Lafiya Dole, rescued the victims during an operation in the villages.

The statement said that one terrorist was neutralised while 11 bicycles were recovered from the fleeing terrorists.

“In addition, the patrol team escorted two heavy duty trucks and 18 pickup vans to recover Internally Displaced Persons’ food stuff from Mala Maja.”

(NAN)

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