30,000 Civilians Rescued By Nigerian Military From Depleted And Fatigued Boko Haram

A report released by Nigerian military has maintained that the country’s army has rescued over 30,000 civilians kidnapped by the Boko Haram in the past two years. Mansur Dan-Ali, the Minister of Defence, disclosed the figures while speaking in Maiduguri, the capital of the Borno State, which is the hotspot of the terror by the Islamic sect.

He said the military had during operations in the northeast of the country successfully degraded the capacity of the Boko Haram insurgents in the past couple of years with the majority being women and children.

Additional, the military paraded 26 suspects who had defected from Boko Haram who have provided the intelligence confirming the depletion and fatigue of the insurgency due to the security campaign mounted by the Army and the allied regional taskforce.

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