Trrops rescue 30 persons from Boko Haram in Dikwa

The Nigerian Army has rescued 30 persons including a six-day-old infant from Boko Haram terrorists in Kwayabe and Wufe wards of Dikwa LGA in Borno state.

This was contained in a press statement, made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Abuja and signed by the acting Director, Army Public Relations, Col. Sani Usman.

According to the statement, among the rescued are 21 children, seven women, including three nursing mothers, and two elderly male adults.

The statement also said that the rescue operation was carried out by 7 Division of the Nigerian Army as a “result of ongoing operations under the Operation Lafiya Dole to clear Dikwa and its environs from Boko Haram terrorists’’.

Usman, in the statement, also said that “the Nigerian troops discovered a training shed inside the vandalised and looted palace of the Shehu of Dikwa where weapon handling and engagement of aircraft were being taught to new Boko Haram terrorist recruits.’’

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