Two boys and two girls have been rescued from Boko Haram captivity by troops of 22 Brigade.

The troops were deployed in Operation Lafiya Dole ongoing in the north eastern part of Nigeria.

Part of the rescued persons was a girl who is believed to have given birth to a child while in the custody of the terrorists that have pushed for the establishment of an Islamic state, and an end to Western education in the region. 

The military shared an image of the girl reunited with her parents and highlighted that she was rescued along with other children abducted two years ago by Boko Haram terrorists.

The rescued persons were reunited with their parents at Ngafure village in Dikwa Local Government Area of Borno State.

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"The troops rescued the hostages, two boys and two girls during a clearance operation at Maima village in Ngala Local Government Area of the State.

"A 36 hand grenade was also recovered during the operation.

"The rescued hostages are currently receiving medical attention at the military health facilities.

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"The Nigerian Army wishes to restate its commitment in rescuing all the hostages held by the Boko Haram terrorists," a post on the Nigerian Army Twitter page read. 

Some of the girls abducted from a school in Borno State in April 2014 are still in the custody of the terrorist group. 

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