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  • Nigerian army intercept 8 women, 22 children who claims to be fleeing Boko Haram’s captivity
  •  Nigerian Army
    The Nigerian Army has said that 37 women and children, who claimed to be fleeing Boko Haram’s captivity, are being profiled, NewTelegraph reports.
    The Director, Army Public Relations (DAPR), Brig-Gen. Sani Usman, who made the disclosure in a statement Wednesday, said the fleeing suspects were apprehended at separate locations in Yobe State, by troops of 120 Task Force Battalion.
    Usman said: “Today (yesterday), Tuesday 18th July 2017, troops of 120 Task Force Battalion, 27 Task Force Brigade at about 10.25am intercepted 30 fleeing suspected escaping Boko Haram terrorists at Goniri, Gujba LGA, Yobe State.

    “The suspects comprise of 8 women and 22 children. On preliminary interrogation, the suspected claimed to have escaped from Boko Haram terrorists’ custody at Kafa and Abagajiri villages in Damboa LGA of Borno state.
    “Similarly, yesterday (Tuesday) 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.”
    This is coming at a time concerns are being raised on the resurgence of suicide bomb attacks on Maiduguri, the latest being the Monday killing of 12 people by female suicide bombers

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