Boko haram’/ISWAP fighters’ wives, children stopped
The Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) says two of its sectors intercepted some women and children belonging to fighters for boko haram and ISWAP.
In a statement, MNJTF Chief Military Public Information Officer in N’Djamena Chad, Lt.-Col. Kamarudeen Adegoke, said the women, children and terrorist collaborators fled the intense fighting going on between boko haram and ISWAP fighters.
About 900 persons from Sambisa Forest and the Lake Chad basin were intercepted.
He said, “Also, troops of Sector 4 conducted a night patrol along Ngagam – Djalori Axis where they rescued three women alongside their four children who were fleeing from the fighting between the Boko Haram and ISWAP from Sambisa forest.”
The military equally recounted its March 8 arrest of 70 terrorist families at Damasak.
They comprise 43 women and 30 children and are currently under medical care and profiling.