Nigerian Soldiers Storm Sambisa, Rescue 300 Females... Identities yet to be confirmed
Posted by Ambassador T. Brikins
In a daring and precise operation the Nigerian troops have stormed the Sambisa Forest and rescued about 300 women and girls.
It was gathered that about terrorists camps have been destroyed in the attacks that include the destruction of the notorious Tokumbere camp in the Sambisa Forest.
The Director Defence Information, Major General Chris Olukolade said he could not confirm the identity of the freed victims and their origins and he could not state categorically if any of them was from Chibok until thorough screening and investigations are done.
He said: “I can only confirm the rescued this afternoon of 200 girls and 93 women in different camps in the forest. We are yet to determine their origin as all the freed persons are now being screened and profiled. Please don’t misquote me on their origin. We will provide more details later.”
An arial view of the burnt-out classrooms of a school in Chibok from where Boko Haram seized the teenages (AFP)