Thursday, 30 July 2015

Nigerian Army Rescues 59 from Boko Haram

The Nigerian Army have rescued 59 people from the terrorist group after the army invaded two jihadists camps in Konduga district of Borno State. Among the freed hostages are 25 children and 29 women.

Read more after the cut..

This was made known by the Nigerian Army on Thursday, that it has freed 59 people held by Boko Haram.

On Thursday, 30th of July, the Army spokesman, Tukur Gusau, told reporters that offensive against the Islamist group in Konduga is still ongoing. Konduga is about 35 kilometers from the Borno State Capital, Maiduguri. 

Mallam Modu Goni, one of the hostages, said a large number of militants had abducted him and several others last week, and he was forced to go ''several days without food before the army rescued us yesterday''

''During the operation a number of terrorists were killed. '' Gusau said


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