Nigerian troops clear 7 villages, rescue 180 hostages

Nigerian Army rescues hostages in Baale

Some hostages earlier rescued by the Nigerian Army

Nigerian Army rescued 180 hostages in Baale raid
Nigerian Army rescued 180 hostages in Baale raid

In continuation of the ongoing clearance operations of remnants of Boko Haram terrorists at the various sectors of Operation LAFIYA DOLE, on 24 March, troops of 7 Division Garrison and 112 Battalion, assisted by some Civilian JTF.

Nigerian Army cow cattle

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The conducted clearing operation took place at Menari, Bulamari, Zangebe, Maafa, Mijigine, Baale and Kaltaram villages in Mafa Local Government Area.

During the operations, they killed 5 Boko Haram terrorists and rescued 180 persons and their cattle held hostages by the terrorists at Giltimari and Baale.