Military troops of 26 Task Force Brigade have rescued an octogenarian, three women and four children who were held captive by members of the Boko Haram Sect.
These victims of terrorism were rescued during a clearance operation in Dalu Village within the Mandara Mountains in Gwoza Local Government Area of Borno State on Saturday November 16th.
According to reports, 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.