48 civilians rescued in Borno villages

Nigeria Army thwarts women suicide bombers
EMEKA OKONKWO
ABUJA, (CAJ News) – THE Nigerian Army has rescued some 48 civilians from the Boko Haram insurgents in some villages in Borno State.
A total of 37 were rescued in Anaduwa. These comprise 23 women and 14
children.
Eight terrorists were killed.
The troops also discovered and destroyed suspected Boko Haram terrorists night market at Boboshe and neutralised five terrorists.
During the operations, troops rescued 21 people form the militants.
The rescued victims comprise of 12 women and nine children.
However, a soldier sustained an injury during the clearance operation. He is receiving medical attention and is in stable condition.
Brigadier General Sani Kukasheka Usman, Director of Army Public Relations, confirmed the developments.
“Members of the public are reminded to pass information on suspicious
persons in their environs to security agencies,” Usman.
– CAJ News

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