Military Rescue Another Batch Of 234 Women, Children From Sambisa Forest


Some of the rescued women and children ...on Thursday

The Nigerian Army has rescued an additional 234 women and children from the Sambisa Forest. The Director, Defence Information, Maj. Gen. Chris Olukolade, said in a statement on Friday that the women and children were rescued by troops at the Kawuri and Kondua axis of the Sambisa Forest. In his words:

“Another set of 234 women and children were rescued through the Kawuri and Konduga end of Sambisa forest on Thursday. They have been evacuated to join others at the place of ongoing screening. This set in addition to the previous individuals earlier rescued during the ongoing operation in the area. The assault on the forest is continuing from various fronts and efforts are concentrated on rescuing hostages of civilians and destroying all terrorists’ camps and facilities in the forest.”