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Hurray: Army Rescues 605 Women, Girls In Sambisa Forest

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BEVERLY HILLS, December 14, (THEWILL) – The Nigeria Army has rescued 605 women and children during its operation in Sambisa forest.

This was disclosed by the Theatre Commander, Maj.-Gen. Leo Irabor, during a press conference on Wednesday at the headquarters of the 7 Division of Operation Lafiya Dole in Maiduguri.

Irabor said that the troops on operation rescue final have continued to record remarkable progress in the fight against counter terrorism operation in Sambisa forest.

He added that “69 male adults, 180 females, 227 male children and 129 female children, were rescued during the operation between Dec. 7 and Dec. 14, 2016 .

“The victims are in our custody for further investigation and interrogation.

“On the operation, our troops are determined to wipe out the terrorists from their hideout. I can tell you that the counter terrorism operation is already yielding positive results.”

Story by Oputah David