Troops of 120 Task Force Battalion, 27 Task Force Brigade on Tuesday at about 10.25am intercepted 30 fleeing suspected escaping Boko Haram terrorists at Goniri, Gujba LGA, Yobe State.
A statement by Brigadier General Sani Usman, Director of Public Relation said, “The suspects comprise of 8 women and 22 children.
Usman continued, “On preliminary interrogation, the suspects claimed to have escaped from Boko Haram terrorists’ custody at Kafa and Abagajiri villages in Damboa LGA of Borno state.
“Similarly, on Tuesday, at about 2.30pm the troops also intercepted 7 women and children escaping from Boko Haram terrorists at Kamuya, Yobe State.
“They claimed that they escaped from Boko Haram terrorists’ hideout at Goropcha village, Damboa LGA of Borno State.
“Both sets of escapees are currently being screened and profiled by the Brigade”.
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