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Boko Haram Attacks Borno Residents Days After Sending Warning Letters

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Boko Haram Attacks Borno Residents Days After Sending Warning Letters

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Boko Haram Attacks Borno Residents Days After Sending Warning Letters

Several people including security operatives have been reported killed by a Boko Haram attack on Damboa Village.

According to The Nation, the insurgents had earlier written to the communities of Damboa of their planned attack. Though they were said to have made several failed attempts until Wednesday today when the lunched their attack.

Some of the eyewitnesses said the insurgents came at about 30 gun trucks mounted and began to fire sporadically at anything within sight.

The soldiers were said to be in position, ready to repel attacks, having been pre-informed of the planned attack by the insurgents

“ When they starting shooting people began to run to the bush. The hunters and CJTF along with soldiers engaged them, but it seems they have come prepared until the soldiers get air support before the insurgents began to withdraw, ” Adamu Yusuf disclosed.

Another resident, Isa Adamu said, the insurgents were being expected since yesterday, but they did not show up until this morning and they came from three directions, a situation which almost threw the soldiers into confusion.

Sanusi Ibrahim said both the ground soldiers and the airforce support helped the soldiers to overcome the attackers.

We are lucky because of the Air force jet. It would have been worse without them. The soldiers on the ground also did well,” he informed.

Damboa is located between Alagarno and Sambisa forest. It has been one of the vulnerable villages prone to Boko Haram attack because of its proximity.

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6 Comments

  1. Joyful Amaka

    March 4, 2020 at 10:11 PM

    This country is finished. The ones helping these idiots are in the military

  2. Dawaye Georgewill

    March 4, 2020 at 11:07 PM

    the animalistic behaviour of these criminal is being encouraged by corrupt politicians and religious leaders

  3. Pelumi Israel

    March 5, 2020 at 8:13 AM

    boko haram has more weapons than the Nigerian military that is why they are winnin
    My fear is that they will not attack the Amotekun corps

  4. Adeshola

    March 5, 2020 at 2:13 PM

    Is Nigeria still a country? Like, what the hell? Unfortunately, this has become the new normal, what a shame.

  5. Mon

    March 8, 2020 at 2:43 AM

    Technically defeated…clueless set of people, that’s the racket those foolish men in Aso rock are playing, with innocent people’s life.
    The reality here is fulani is using this administration to advance their usman dan fodio war of conquest.
    Everyone must surely agree with Mazi Nnamdi Kanu and IPOB at last.

    • Danti

      March 8, 2020 at 10:41 AM

      It is just a business! The great Oyo die-hard army defeated their Arab-enhanced Usman Dan fodio or polio(the disease that reduces his descendants to nothing now) l disagree with Kanu because he has not achieved necessary unity among the Ibos and other southern ethnic groups. Kanu can’t just use few minutes sentence to besmirched thousands of years relationships among the tribes in the south.

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