Tuesday, 16 August 2016

Nigerian Military troops rescue 88 people

The Nigerian Army recently encountered victory when they rescued 88 people in Borno State.

Guardian reports that the 88 people were from Bama LGA in Borno. Three insurgents were killed tin the process. And of the 88 rescued, 28 said they escaped from Bala Musa village.They have been taken to Bama for reevaluation and handover to humanitarian agencies. 2Anther set of 23 were intercepted by troops at internally Displace Persons in Bama. 37 people were recovered in Dikawa.

“They were screened by the troops and the Civilian JTF who, later handed them over to the Dikwa IDPs camp management for further registration and rehabilitation,''.

He said those deployed at Nigeria-Cameroon border in conjunction with Civilian JTF also arrested two escaping Boko Haram terrorists named Mohammed Mundilga and Ahmed Ali.‬

“They, terrorists, attempted to disguise and pass on as IDPs but ran out of luck as they were found out. Both of them have been handed over to the Joint Investigation centre for further interrogation,’’ he said.‬

‪The army spokesman said troops also carried out clearance operation and fighting patrol at Wadama, Izakah, Gelemari and Kalizaram villages.‬

‪Two insurgents were killed at Mongoro with the recovery of AK-45 rifle and three rounds of 7.62mm ammunition.

United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) team led by Adam Zanna Karamma has visited Bama IDPs camp where he and his team have  registered internally displaced persons below 17 of age for distribution of non-food items, adding that they would be trained on skills acquisition and construction of a temporary shelter.


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