The Nigerian army has rescued 43 abducted persons and recovered 500 cows from fleeing Boko Haram terrorists in Mafa.
This is contained in a statement released on Sunday by Army spokesman Colonel Sani Usman.
Usman said the army secured the rescue of the victims on Sunday morning after eight suspected Boko Haram terrorists abducted some cattle rearers and livestock at gunpoint at Dalakalari general area, Mafa Local Government Area.
The military swung into action, pursued the terrorists after they were informed by some persons.
On seeing the army, the terrorists sensing danger, fled the scene and abandoned the livestock just before Panamri village.
The army has handed over the victims and the recovered cows to the local authorities.
Nigerian Army rescues 43 persons kidnapped by Boko Haram, recovers 500 cows (PHOTOS)
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