An octogenarian, 3 women and 4 children who were hitherto held captive by members of the Boko Haram sect have been rescued during a clearance operation by Troops of 26 Task Force Brigade in Dalu Village within the Mandara Mountains in Gwoza Local Government Area of Borno State on Saturday November 16th.
The rescued victims were promptly evacuated and children among them were equally administered with Polio Vaccination by a Nigerian Army medical team. No causality was recorded by the troops during the commando operations. However, according to reports, many of the Boko Haram criminal elements were observed to have fled in disarray towards the summit of Mandara Mountains with gunshot wounds.
See more photos from the rescue operation below