Troops on clearance operations have rescued 146 persons during clearance operations between Sunday, September 23, 2018 and Monday in Gwoza Local Government Area of Borno State, the epi-centre for the Islamist terrorist group, Boko Haram.
A statement issued by Brig.-Gen. Texas Chukwu, the Director of Army Public Relations said the troops also “neutralised 14 terrorists”.
They also rescued some animals, according to Chukwu.
He said the rescued persons were being documented for handover to the appropriate agency.
Chukwu, however, said an officer sustained injury during the operation and was receiving treatment in a military facility.
In a related development, Chukwu said troops of Sector 3 Operation Lafiya Dole, deployed at Keken in Kukawa Local Government Area of Borno, have repelled terrorists attack in the town.