Army rescues 2 women who escaped from Boko Haram captivity in  Sambisa Forest

EMERGENCY DIGEST- The Nigerian Army troops of Operation Hadin Kai have rescued two women who escaped from Boko Haram/ ISWAP captivity in  Sambisa Forest, Zagazola Learnt.

It was gathered that one of the lady, Martha Yaga 19 years-old, was abducted two years ago in Askira Uba  in Borno while Blessing Adarju, 19 years-old, was abducted from Kindindila Village in Adamawa state.

The women  reportedly trekked for seven hours before security operatives who were on a routine patrol in the frindges of the Cashew plantation rescued them on April 10, 2022.

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A Military Intelligence Officer, told Zagazola Makama, a Security Analyst and Counter Insurgency Expert in the Lake Chad, that the girls escaped when Boko Haram/ISWAP sent them alongside other captives to fetch stuffs from the sorrounding of the bushes following an increased food shortages in the camp.

The Sources said “The girls claimed that what made them to venture into escaping was as a result of their forcefully marriages being proposed to take place in the nearest future in addition to them.being held hostages for 1 year 9 months without any hope of being liberated.

According to him, they are expected to be carefully profiled by the Nigerian army before they will be reunited with their families.

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