Wednesday, November 2, 2016
Video - Military claims dozens of civilians rescued from Boko Haram
Nigeria's army says it's rescued at least 36 women and children from Boko Haram militants. The rescues took place in the North-eastern Borno State. The rescues are part of the army's efforts to clear the militants along the border between Nigeria and Niger. The army says six members of Boko Haram have been killed in the operation. Several others escaped with gunshot wounds. The insurgents also reportedly left behind items like motorcycles and flags. It's not clear where the rescued women and children have been taken at this stage.