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Following the try by some Boko Haram components to overrun Maiduguri, the Borno State capital on Tuesday, the police anti-terrorists squad mentioned they’ve efficiently neutralised over 16 of them, whereas many others escaped with gunshot wounds.

The insurgents at first of the Ramadan fasting promised to not assault through the interval however did not hold to their promise.

DAILY POST studies that insurgents on gun truck and bikes got here into Maiduguri by Jiddari Polo axis with the intention of overrunning the town as Muslims ready to interrupt their quick in addition to making final minutes preparation for the celebrations of sallah however meet their waterloo as a workforce of police anti-terrorists squad bought some intelligence forward of their coming.

“It was a nasty day for the terrorists however we’re additionally scared to demise as we had been trapped in between flying bullets in our home. The terrorists have handed our home and we first thought they had been troopers however quickly we realised that it was the Boko Haram insurgents,” a resident of Maiduguri informed newsmen.

The anti-terrorists squad workforce led by CSP Mohammed Ibrahim mentioned they bought the filers and waited for them to return however the combat was fierce till reinforcement got here in a joint power, which pushed the terrorists out of the town.

The police boss mentioned the terrorists got here with armored personnel carriers and started taking pictures sporadically to scare residents and create confusion within the metropolis however did not function on good technique as police operatives opened hearth on them from all instructions, leaving them to scamper for security.

“Instantly the terrorists sighted the police workforce, they tried to flee. Whereas pursuing them, the police armored personnel provider overran and killed a few of them on the spot.

“We counted not less than eight useless our bodies whereas many others had been scattered to items. As we converse, their our bodies are at Jidari Polo. It was really a nasty outing for the terrorists,” the Police boss added.

Troops, Boko Haram insurgents trade bullets in Borno

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