Nigerian army says another 160 girls and women rescued from Boko Haram

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Just two days after Nigerian troops raided four Boko Haram terror camps in the Sambisa Forest and rescued almost 300 girls and women, army officials say they’ve rescued another 160 additional women and girls being held captive by the extremist group. Officials say they’re still trying to confirm the exact number of hostages rescued, and indicated that one hostage and a soldier were killed during the rescue operation. An army spokesperson said the troops raided nine more terror camps and are still on the move in the forest. Of the hostages, the spokesperson told CNN that “Many of those kidnapped have undergone psychological trauma and indoctrination.”

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