The Nigerian army says it has rescued 54 women and children captured by the Boko Haram terrorist group, reports the News Agency of Nigeria.
Troops discovered the victims after clearing the villages of Ma'allasuwa and Yaa-Munye in the northeastern Borno state, said an army spokesman on Monday.
The militants fled from the military forces, abandoning the women and children, the spokesman said.
The captives included 29 women and 25 children of various ages, he said.
Separately, an army...