Troops of 120 Task Force Battalion, 27 Task Force Brigade at about 10.25am Tuesday 18th July 2017, intercepted 30 fleeing suspected escaping Boko Haram terrorists at Goniri, Gujba LGA, Yobe State. The suspects comprise of 8 women and 22 children.
Troops intercept 30 fleeing Boko Haram families
A statement by Brigadier General Sani Kukasheka Usman, Director Army Public Relations, said that 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, Wednesday, 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.