Thursday, July 26, 2018

Boko-Haram: Troops repulse assault on Borno town

Image result for Boko-Haram: Troops repel attack on Borno town  Read more at: https://www.vanguardngr.com/2018/07/boko-haram-troops-repel-attack-on-borno-town/       Jakana (Borno) – The Nigerian Army and Police on Thursday repulsed an assault by Boko-Haram guerillas who endeavored to attack Jakana town in Kaga Local Government Area of Borno. The many the extremists furnished with refined weapons, raged the town at around 5.30 pm

Head of Army Staff, Lt. General TY Buratai commissions cruisers for troops.

Jakana is around 40km from Maiduguri, the Borno capital. Brig-Gen Bulama Biu, GOC 7 Div, Maiduguri, who affirmed the episode to NAN, said the assault was quickly repulsed. "Truly, there was an assault and we are over the situational; I will hit you up for subtle elements," he told NAN in a phone meet on Thursday. A policeman positioned in Jakana, who did not need his name specified, said the troops battled chivalrously to repulse the aggressors. Malam AdamuKemdi, an occupant of Jakana who fled the town, revealed to NAN that the radicals accompanied advanced weapons mounted on in excess of 15 vehicles. Kemdi said he was suspecting the they raged the town looking for sustenance things, as Thursday is the market day in Jakana. (NAN)

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