On Friday 8th September 2017, at about 7.30am troops of Defence Company, 27 Brigade Nigerian Army, on Operation LAFIYA DOLE deployed at Kamuya, Yobe State, received report from some herdsmen that some suspected Boko Haram terrorists have abducted 6 persons from their village.
The troops in conjunction with local vigilante familiar with the area trailed the terrorists up to Mangari village which was about 20 kilometres away Kamuya, where they exchanged fire with them, neutralizing 2 of the terrorists and rescued the abducted persons.
The troops also recovered 2 AK-47 rifles. The rescued persons have been reunited with their family.
Brigadier Sani Kukasheka Usman
Director Army Public Relations
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Report By: PRNigeria.com