The Nigerian Army on Sunday rescued a 15-year-old girl, Zainab Mohammed, who escaped from the captivity of the Boko Haram insurgents.
The spokesman for the Army, Brig-Gen. Texas Chukwu disclosed this in a statement made available to journalists in Borno.
The statement read, “The teenager was intercepted by troops of 28 Task Force Brigade deployed in operation Lafiya Dole on July 29, 2018, at Gubla after she escaped from one of the terrorists’ camps.
“The hostage will be handed over to the appropriate authority on completion of the investigation.”
Chukwu also revealed that troops repelled an attack by Boko Haram terrorists, and recovered one AK 47 rifle, and one magazine containing four rounds of 7.62 mm special ammunition.