Nigerian Military rescue old man from Boko Haram

A statement by the spokesman for the military counter insurgency in the North East (Operation Lafiya Dole), Col. Onyema Nwachukwu, read, “Troops of the Operation Lafiya Dole has rescued an aged man who was held captive by the Boko Haram Terrorist Group in Gobara Borno State.

In a rare display of bravery, a Platoon Commander of the 192 Battalion, LT. Asajwun Ahmadu, rescued and personally carried on his shoulder the feeble aged man who was held captive in the exchange of fire between the troops and the insurgents during an offensive to clear insurgents out of their hiding place in Gobara on Friday, May 11 2018..

The rescued aged man is currently receiving medical attention at the 192 Battalion Medical Centre.

In the offensive, the gallant troops killed two insurgents and destroyed their camp, logistics and IED Factory.


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