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Troops rescue women, children in ambush against terrorists in Borno

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Godsgift Onyedinefu

The Nigerian Army says it’s troops of 121 Battalion in conjunction with hunters has rescued two women and six Children on Monday, in an ambush operation against some fleeing members of Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs) at Gwadala village in the North Eastern part of Borno State.

The Deputy Director, Public Relations, 7 Division Nigerian Army/Operation LAFIYA DOLE, Col. Ado Isa confirmed this in a statement on Tuesday.

Isa stated that one of the terrorists was killed while others escaped with gunshot wounds.

According to Isa, the following weapons was recovered from the terrorists, one AK 47 Rifle, one Dane Gun and locally fabricated Ammo and Projectiles.

He explained that the projections for ambushes, clearance operations and fighting patrols are part of the efforts embarked to ensure the remnants of the BHTs are exterminated with the aim of having a lasting peace and security in the North East.

He urged Members of the public within the Theatre to cooperate with the Army and other security agencies by sharing credible and timely information to troops in their efforts to fighting terrorism and insurgency in Nigeria.

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