Nigerian Military Rescues 80 Children, Women From Boko Haram

July 21, 2016 11:04 AM

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Nigeria's military says it has rescued 80 children and women held captive by the Boko Haram extremist group in a remote northeastern village.

Army spokesman Col. Sani Kukasheka Usman says they were freed Tuesday by troops who attacked a gathering of the Islamic fighters at Gangere village in Borno state.

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