Nigerian Army rescue 51 civilians from Boko Haram captivity

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The Nigerian Army stated that it has rescued some civilians from Boko Haram’s captivity.

Moreover, the army also recovers weapons from the insurgents during the attack in Gubio, Borno State.

The Army Operations Medical Coordinator, Aminu Iliyasu confirmed the incident in a statement in Abuja on Wednesday, October 2.

However, Iliyasu added that sector 3, supported by the Air task force of Operation Lafiya Dole successfully carry out the attack.

Hence, confirming that the rescued operation took place from Sunday to Tuesday.

One gun truck, two AK-47 rifles, and one anti-aircraft gun were recovered during the rescue.

Additionally, the army neutralized two insurgents and rescued fifty-one civilians held hostage by the criminals.

In like manner, the army also carried out clearance operations at Mada in Konduga Local Government Area of Borno State.

During the attack, the army arrested a pickup truck conveying three women, fifteen men, and three rustled cows.

Suspects claimed they were of the Shuwa extraction but unfortunately none of them could speak the language.

Meanwhile, one of the suspects and a non-governmental organization (NGO) in the state have been communicating on Whatsapp.

Nigerian Army is doing its best to ensure a peaceful and conducive atmosphere for all citizens.

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