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BREAKING: Boko Haram, ISWAP Terrorists Currently Attacking Borno Town

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Parts of the Boko Haram aided by the deadlier Islamic State West African Province are presently attacking Ajiri neighborhood within the Mafa Native Authorities Space of Borno State.

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Navy sources informed SaharaReporters that the troops are battling to maintain the realm protected, because the terrorists invaded in gun vans and focused the military’s base first.



“Ajiri in Mafa LGA is underneath Boko Haram and ISWAP assault. Troops are presently battling to maintain the realm protected,” an authoritative supply said.

Earlier right now, ISWAP and Boko Haram had been reported to have invaded the Ahead Operational Base of the Nigerian Military within the Bula Yobe space of Borno State, killing a number of troopers.

SaharaReporters had learnt that the insurgents on gun vans attacked the bottom on Sunday, exchanging firepower with troops of 152 Activity Drive Battalion hooked up to Operation Hadan Kai who’re stationed on the base.

The Director, Military Public Relations, Brig Gen Onyema Nwachukwu, in a launch, had confirmed the assault by ISWAP however famous that two troopers had been killed, whereas 12 terrorists died.

He mentioned, “Troops of 152 Activity Drive Battalion along with the Air Element of Operation Hadan Kai dealt a devastating blow on marauding Boko Haram and ISWAP whereas trying to infiltrate the Ahead Operational Base at Bula Yobe in Borno State.

“The terrorists, who got here mounted on Gun vans and several other bikes attacked the placement through an unsuspected crossing level, however had been met with a heavy quantity of fireplace from the vigilant troops. The land troops, of their traditional dexterity swiftly and decisively engaged the terrorists, subsequently forcing them to retreat, having misplaced initiative. 

 “The troops sustained the firefight and efficiently neutralised 12 terrorists, with a number of others fleeing with gunshot wounds. The troops gallantly captured one Gun Truck, one Self Propelled Gun-9, one Dushika Gun and one mounted QJC Machine Gun. Different objects captured are one Gentle Machine Gun and 5 AK 47 rifles. 

“Sadly, throughout the encounter, two troopers paid the supreme sacrifice, whereas 5 others sustained various levels of harm and have been evacuated by the Air part of OPHK to a medical facility, the place they’re presently receiving medical consideration.

“The overall space inside FOB Bula Yobe is cool and calm underneath the management of troops of the battalion. Additional exploitation by resilient troops is ongoing. 

“The Chief of Military Workers, Main Common Faruk Yahaya has lauded the land troops and the Air Element for his or her synergy and fast response, which is in tandem with the continuing rejigging of the counter-terrorism counter-insurgency operations within the North East. He charged the troops to keep up the tempo and vehemently maintain their floor, to disclaim the terrorists freedom of motion.”

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