By Sadiq Umar, Abuja.
The defence headquarters said troops this afternoon rescued 200 girls and 93 women from Sambisa forest in Borno state, in its on-going counter terrorism war.
A statement on its twitter handle @DefenceInfoNG, however, said it could not be confirmed the abducted Chibok girls are among the rescue girls.
“We cannot confirm if the Chibok girls are in this group,” it stated.
The release added that, “Troops captured and destroyed 3 terrorists camps including the notorious Tokumbere camp in the Sambisa Forest Operation.
“The freed persons are now being screened and profiled.”
We will bring you details later…