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Troops thwart ISWAP attempt to attack military base in Borno

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The Nigerian navy, on Tuesday, repelled a terrorists’ assault on Ngamdu, a border city between Yobe and Borno States.

Ngamdu is beneath Kaga Native Authorities Space of Borno and about 100km to the capital, Maiduguri.

The insurgents tried to overrun a navy base within the space however have been stopped by troopers already on alert.

The invasion by the Islamic State’s West Africa Province (ISWAP) fighters was thwarted by Nigerian Air Power (NAF) fighter plane and Tremendous Camp troops.

The sect members have been mentioned to have moved in a Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) and gun vehicles.

“As they method, our troops swooped on them from the air and floor dealing decisively”, a supply instructed PRNigeria.

The officer mentioned troops carried out a mopping-up operation after the battle which left a variety of terrorists lifeless.

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