Nigeria frees 90 after dislodging Boko Haram from NE villages

File picture released in July by the Nigerian Army shows a soldier inspecting weapons weized from Islamists Boko Haram fightersNigeria’s military said it had rescued 90 people, including women and children, after dislodging Boko Haram Islamists from two villages in the country’s restive northeast. Gwoza was where Boko Haram declared its so-called caliphate last year before the strategic town was recaptured by government troops in March. The military said it had reopened a primary school in the town which had been shut down because of the insurgency, and pledged to implement security measures to ensure the safety of pupils and teachers.

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