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Troops  rescue another Chibok girl, her kids in Borno 10 years after

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AHMED MARI, Maidugurii

Barely  72 hours after marking the 10th Anniversary of the abduction of Chibok school girls,the troops of the Nigerian Army deployed to the North East have rescued another Chibokgirl, Lydia Simon in Ngishe area of Gwoza local government area of Borno state,,

The troops who continue to make significant stride in the fight against terrorism and insurgency neutralized one insurgent in an offensive and rescued   Lydia who had been held captive by Boko Haram terrorists for several years.

The Army in a statement issued on Thursday, said Lydia, was on serial number 68 among the abducted missing Chibok Secondary School girls.


She was rescued along with her three children by troops conducting Operation Desert Sanity III, around Ngoshe in  Gwoza Local Government Area of Borno State.




The state added that   Lydia was five months pregnant at the time of her rescue and claimed to be from Pemi Town in Chibok.



Similarly, the statement further said the Nigerian Army troops deployed for Counter- terrorism  Counter- insurgency operations in the North Central on Tuesday 16 April 2024 successfully ambushed and neutralized 3 terrorists, who were on a mission to wreak havoc.


Troops responding to actionable intelligence intercepted the terrorists armed with AK 47 rifles and other dangerous weapons in Tse Kpese Community in Zaki Biam Local Government of Benue State.


The gallant  troops laid wait for the terrorists and engaged them in a gun battle, neutralizing 3 of them. The troops also recovered 3 AK 47 Rifles and 4 Magazines from the terrorists.


The Nigerian Army remains committed to ensuring the safety  and security of the citizenry and the nation in general. The NA will thus, continue to take decisive actions against terrorists activities in the region.


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