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Boko Haram: Army immunise 1,227 children in 13 villages in Yobe

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Troops of 159 Battalion, 27 Task Force Brigade, Operation LAFIYA DOLE in addition to patrols and clearance operations, vaccinated children of victims of Boko Haram insurgency in the affected villages under their area of responsibility.

A statement from Brigadier General Sani Usman, Director Army Public Relations, said the immunization took place in over 13 villages within Yunusari LGA, Yobe State, where a total of 1,227 children were immunised in addition to provision of medical aid by the unit’s medical orderly.

In another development, troops of 233 Battalion, 27 Task Force Brigade, Operation LAFIYA DOLE Tuesday evening intercepted fleeing Boko Haram terrorists members.

The suspected terrorists, Kiri Imoru and Tijjani Goni were arrested at Sasawa village.

The two terrorists claimed to escape from a hideout at Futchumaram, Geidam Local Government Area of Yobe state.

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