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Troops destroy Boko Haram market, rescue 195 captives

By Kingsley Omonobi

Abuja—The Nigerian troops on Wednesday destroyed patent medicine outlet and major market operated by Boko Haram insurgents and rescued 195 captives at various locations of Borno State.

This came as the Chief of Army Staff, COAS, Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai, assured members of the public as well as local and international human rights bodies that the Nigerian Army under his leadership will investigate all cases of human rights complaints brought before it.

A statement by the spokesman of Nigerian Army, Sani Usman, said: “Quite a number of insurgents were killed and a lot of items recovered during the raid.

“The troops discovered Boko Haram terrorists camp, patent medicine outfit and major market at Gulumba.”


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