Troops rescue captives, kill terrorists in Yobe

Posted by News Express | 9 September 2017 | 1,433 times

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•Nigerian troops on duty against Boko Haram

 Troops of Defence Company, 27 Brigade Nigerian Army, on Operation Lafiya Dole deployed at Kamuya, Yobe State, on Friday rescued six abducted persons, killing two Boko Haram terrorists in the process.

The troops, according to a statement issued by the Director of Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Sani Kukasheka Usman, received report from some herdsmen that some suspected Boko Haram terrorists had abducted six persons from their village.

“The troops in conjunction with local vigilante familiar with the area trailed the terrorists up to Mangari village which was about 20 kilometres away from Kamuya, where they exchanged fire with them, neutralised two of the terrorists and rescued the abducted persons.

“The troops also recovered 2 AK-47 rifles. The rescued persons have been reunited with their family.”

 


Source: News Express

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