Again troops have rescued thirty-one persons including fourteen women and seventeen children from a Boko Haram hideout in Malam Masari and Gabchari Villages in Bama Council Area of Borno State.
During the operation, one Boko Haram fighter was killed and all the terrorists’ enclaves within the area were destroyed.
It will be recalled that twelve women and four children were earlier rescued from the insurgents’ den along the Cameroonian border by troops who dislodged the terrorists during a recent operation.
The Nigerian Army Operations Media Coordinator, Colonel Aminu Iliyasu, also disclosed that one of the Boko Haram fighters, Abba Modu, voluntarily surrendered to troops of the 3 Battalion in Gamboru, Ngala Council Area of Borno State.
A statement signed by Iliyasu informed that “preliminary investigation revealed that he (Abba Modu) joined the sect in 2015 and was a member of Mamman Nur group. He also disclosed that he actively participated in…