Boko Haram: Troops Arrests 504 Terrorists, Rescue 1,880 Women In Sambisa Forest

Boko Haram: Troops Arrests 504 Terrorists, Rescue 1,880 Women In Sambisa Forest
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The Nigerian Army says that they have rescued additional 1,880 women and children from Boko Haram insurgents during their operation to rid it off the presence of Boko Haram terrorists in Sambisa forest.

The Army has also arrested about 504 Boko Haram terrorists while 19 of them willingly surrendered.  They have also arrested about 37 foreigners who were currently undergoing interrogations to ascertain whether they were terrorists or not.

Maj. – Gen. Lucky Irabor, the Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole said, “We also arrested about seven kidnappers and we are currently interrogating them. Our troops have continued to make significant progress in the fight against Boko Haram insurgency”.

“I gladly say that our troops have successfully mop up all the areas in Sambisa Forest including gate one. “We are currently in camp zero; I am not going to tell you what we are doing there. “But I can assure you that we are recording remarkable successes,’’ he said.

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