Troops rescue 20 abductees, clear terrorists enclaves in Borno

The Nigerian Army said on Saturday said it had rescued 20 abducted persons after clearing four more suspected Boko Haram terrorists enclaves in Borno State. Media Coordinator, Operation Lafiya Dole, Col. Tukur Gusau, stated this while briefing journalists in Maiduguri. Gusau said the rescued persons, including 14 children and six women, were held in captivity by the terrorists before they were rescued by the army. Culled from: