Nigerian troops have carried out a raid on a Boko Haram camp at Bulajilin and Manawashe villages along Bita and Damboa road, which leads to Sambisa forest.
During the operation, the troops killed 30 Boko Haram terrorists and rescued 338 people that were held captive.
Army spokesperson, Sani Usman, revealed that the rescued persons include: 8 male, 138 female and 192 children, who have now been evacuated to Mubi.
He said: “Having appealed and given the terrorists final warning, we would like to state that from now on troops within bounds of respect for human rights and rules of engagement, we shall continue to decisively deal with Boko Haram terrorists until they are defeated.”
Colonel Sani added that the troops recovered arms and ammunition from the insurgents.
The recovered arms include: 1 General Purpose Machine Gun and 2 Dane Guns, 150 rounds of 7.62mm (NATO), 6 boxes of 7.62mm (NATO) and 3 cutlasses.