15-year-old Zainab Mohammed is now free from the captivity of Boko Haram.

The Nigerian Army on Sunday, July 29th said it intercepted her, after escaping from the captivity of Boko Haram insurgents.

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According to the Spokesman for the Army, Brig Gen Texas Chukwu, the teenager was intercepted by “troops of 28 Task Force Brigade deployed in operation Lafiya Dole on July 29, 2018, at Gubla after she escaped from one of the terrorists’ camps.''

He added, “the hostage will be handed over to the appropriate authority on completion of the investigation.”

Meanwhile, Chukwu revealed that troops repelled an attack by Boko Haram and recovered one AK 47 rifle, and one magazine containing four rounds of 7.62 mm special ammunition.

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