1. Troops of operation LAFIYA DOLE while on clearance operation at Jaje, Angwa Audu, Major Ali, Dabu Abdullahi, Dabu Wulkaro and Gori Jaji villages rescued nine (9) persons held hostages by the Boko Haram terrorists.
2. Those rescued include:
a. Two aged men.
b. Two females.
c. Five children.
3. They are currently receiving medical attention at the military facility and will be handed over to the appropriate authority soon.
4. Troops also during the encounter neutralized three Boko Haram terrorists.
5. Items recovered during the operation include some food stuff concealed underground in holes and several live stocks rustled by the Boko Haram terrorists.
6. The general public is once more reminded to report any suspicious persons or activities to the law enforcement agents.
7. You are please requested to disseminate this information to the general public.
8. Thank you for your kind cooperation.
Director Army Public Relations