Nigerians free hundreds in raid on Boko Haram camps, army says

Nigerian troops rescued 338 people held captive at suspected Boko Haram terrorist camps, the Nigerian army said in a statement Wednesday. At least 30 Boko Haram terrorists were killed during the operation on Tuesday, which freed 192 children,138 women and eight men. The army said it recovered arms and ammunition during the raid.

The camps were located in the Bulajilin and Manawashe villages on the edge of Sambisa Forest.