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Troops rescue 26-year-old pregnant Chibok schoolgirl in Borno


Troops rescue 26-year-old pregnant Chibok schoolgirl in Borno

Troops of 114 Taskforce Battalion in Bita have rescued a pregnant abducted Chibok School girl.

Intelligence sources told Zagazola Makama, a Counter-Insurgency Expert and Security Analyst, in the Lake Chad region that 26 years old Hauwa Maltha, serial number 2 in the abducted Chibok School Girls list, was rescued on April 21, 2023, along with her 3-year-old baby by the troops during operations at Lagara.

She is from the Kibaku tribe in Jila in Chibok LGA of Borno State.

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While in captivity, Hauwa got married in Gulukos to one Salman, a cameraman to the late terrorist leader, Shekau.

Salman later died in Lake Chad and Hauwa Maltha was married off again to one Malam Muhammad in Gobara and had 2 children for him. Malam Muhammad, her second husband was also killed in Ukuba terrorist enclave in Sambisa forest during clashes between JAS/ISWAP.

Since her rescue, Hauwa who is about 8 months and 2 weeks pregnant, has undergone a thorough medical examination along with her baby.

Having been adequately resuscitated, Hauwa and her baby, Fatima, will be handed over to the Borno State Government for further management.

Her rescue comes barely 24 hours after the 151 Task Force Battalion Banki troops, Operation Hadin Kai, successfully eliminated an unspecified number of Boko Haram terrorists and rescued two humanitarian workers in the Sambisa forest.

It was gathered that the insurgents were killed after the troops in collaboration with the Civilian Joint Task Force and Hybrid forces, stormed the Hideouts of terrorists in Gargash in the axis of Bama Local Government Area of Borno State.

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