The Nigerian Army has announced the rescue of 139 captives in the ongoing onslaught on Boko Haram insurgents in Borno State.
The Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Col. Sani Usman made this known in a statement on Saturday, stating that the troops also destroyed most of the Boko Haram camps during the operation in the area.
He said the troops rescued 62 captives from Bitti and Pulka who were fleeing the Boko Haram insurgency.
Usman added that the Special Forces also rescued 77 captives including 22 women, 40 children and 15 men at Bama.
The Acting Army Spokesman said the troops were still destroying known Boko Haram camps at Bama, Banki and Pulka.
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