Metro Nigerian Soldiers Rescue 59 People From Boko Haram



Nigerian soldiers on Thursday announced the rescue of 59 people held hostage by Boko Haram terrorists in Borno state.

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Announcing the rescue, Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman, Acting Director Army Public Relations said, ''As part of efforts to rid Nigeria of Boko Haram terrorists, troops of 21 Brigade and elements of Nigerian army engineers yesterday cleared a notorious terrorists camp at Chuogori and Shantumari, Borno State.

''During the offensive operations, the fleeing terrorists left underground silos. In addition, troops of 151 Task Force Battalion conducted operations on Kashingeri, Wale and Kushingari Boko Haram terrorists camps today. During the raids, quite a number of the terrorists were killed, a Landrover vehicle and a tipper were recovered. The troops also rescued 59 civilians that were held captive by the terrorists and cleared the camps''.