Nigerians troops on Tuesday 27th October raided Boko Harm Terrorist camps in Bulajilin and Manawashe villages found at the edge of Sambisa Forest the largest militants hideout base.
Nigerian Army spokesman Colonel Sani Usman announced that they had rescued 338 people and killed at least 38 Boko Haram militants.
Nigerian troops on Wednesday announced a major milestone in the quest to defeat Boko Haram militants engulfed in the North Eastern part of the country.
Nigerian Army spokesman Colonel Sani Usman one of the biggest raid on the Boko Haram in the Bulajilin and Manawashe villages locate at the edge of the Sambisa forest the largest hide out base for the Boko Haram.
Nigerian army was able to rescue 338 hostages held by the Boko Haram killing at least 30 militants in the comprehensive raid spearheaded by the 28 Task Forces Brigade.
The troops recovered arms and ammunition in the raid as well as ambushed 4 suicide bombers en route to Gubula town killing them and recovering weapons and bomb manufacturing products.
Of the rescued hostages are 192 children, 138 women and 8 men; however it is not clear if of the rescued people there are any Chibok girls rescued.
Boko Haram which is the West African branch of the Islamic State Caliphate has in the past few months lost their footing, become sloppy and less strategic and co-ordinated with increased arrest and thwarted attacks.
International actors like the US have pledged troops, and drones to facilitate the hastened defeat of the Boko Haram injecting the resources to the Boko Haram dedicated Multi-National Joint Task Force working with the Nigerian Army under the three months ultimatum from Nigeria’s President Buhari.