MORE THAN 800 BOKO HARAM HOSTAGES RESCUED

BOKO HARAM HAS INCREASINGLY USED SUICIDE AND BOMB ATTACKS AS NIGERIA'S MILITARY PUSHES THE GROUP OUT OF TERRITORIES THEY ONCE CONTROLLED.

THE BOKO HARAM INSURGENCY HAS BEEN MASSIVELY DECIMATED TO THE EXTENT THAT IT IS NO LONGER IN THE POSITION TO CARRY OUT SPECTACULAR ATTACKS, HE SAID.

The attack took place on the outskirts of the northeastern city of Maiduguri - the birthplace of the Boko Haram armed group.
"The Boko Haram insurgency has been massively decimated to the extent that it is no longer in the position to carry out spectacular attacks," he said.
"The gallant troops cleared the remnants of the Boko Haram terrorists hibernating in Kala Balge general area," Usman said.

Nigerian troops have freed more than 800 people held hostage by Boko Haram across the country's northeast, the army said. The "clearance operation" on Tuesday saw 520 people rescued in Kusumma village, three Boko Haram...

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