Army Captures Boko Haram Commander, Rescues 212 Hostages
The Nigerian Army, has said it has rescued more than 200 persons held hostage by Boko Haram fighters in Sambisa forest, Borno state.
Briefing Journalists on the success recorded the force, Army Spokesman, Sani Usman, said soldiers also cleared remnants of insurgents from some villages in the northern fringes of the forest, and captured a Boko Haram commander, named Amman Judee .
Usman said the captured commander was being interrogated, those rescued were being documented.
The army spokesman, added that the underaged children among the rescued persons were receiving oral polio vaccines.