Saturday, 23 May 2015
20 more women and children rescued from Sambisa forest by Army
"Despite continuous encounter with large number of land mines, which still litter the Sambisa Forest, troops have forged ahead with the ongoing offensive operations as scores of the terrorists died in the assault on their bases on Friday. A total of 20 women and children were rescued at the end of the Friday operation.
They have all been airlifted out of the forest. The wounded soldiers have also been moved out for necessary treatment. Two major ammunition dumps, maintained by the terrorists in the forest were also destroyed, along with the four additional terrorist’s camps that were smashed in the operation of Friday". 10 vehicles, 70 motorcycles and 15 tricycles were destroyed during the operation
Posted by Ekpedeme Albert