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Saturday, 8 September 2018

Nigerian Army Rescue 21 Civilians From Boko Haram Hideout (Photos)

Troops of the Nigeria Army has rescued 21 civilians from a Boko Haram hideout in Borno state. Troops rescue 21 civilians from Boko Haram hideout.

The troops of 192 Battalion of 26 Task Force Brigade of Operation LAFIYA DOLE in conjunction with Civilian Joint Task Force yesterday, killed 14 Boko Haram terrorists during a raid in Amdaga Madachi village in Gwoza Local Government Area in Borno State suspected to harbor the terrorists.
A statement released by the JTF, says 21 civilians including 6 women, 11 children, and 4 men were rescued from the hideout and are all receiving medical attention at the military hospital.
See the statement below;
“The troops attained the feat on Thursday, 6th September 2018, during an early hours clearance operation to Amdaga Madachi village in Gwoza local government area in Borno state suspected to harbor the terrorists.
“The troops engaged and subdued the terrorists following a superior firepower of troops in the village. Their aggressive posture, tactics, and marksmanship resulted in the following: (a) the troops neutralized 14 Boko Haram terrorists; (b) rescued 21 civilians (6 women, 11 children, 4 men who are being attended to at the military hospital).
“The acting general officer commanding 7 Division, Brigadier General Abdulmalik Bulama Biu, through the commander of 26 Task Force, Brigade Brigadier General Dahiru, has commended the troops for their gallantry, urging them to maintain the momentum by taking out all Boko Haram terrorists within the division area of responsibility.”


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