Nigerian Army Killed Scores Of Insurgents In Yobe

Nigerian Army Killed Scores Of Insurgents In Yobe

Nigerian Army has said that scores of “heavily-armed” Boko Haram insurgents using women and children as shields died during the attack on Babangida in Yobe state on June 14, Sunday.

The information appeared on official account of Defence Headquarter in Twitter.

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Boko Haram terrorists have recently renewed their attacks, mainly through suicide bombing, in the North-East.

On his turn, the Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari in his first decision has moved the command centre of the Nigerian army from Abuja to Maiduguri.

The president has also had talks with neighbours Chad, Niger and Cameroon in a bid to end cross-border insurgent attacks.

Babangida, the Headquarters of Tarmuwa Local Government Headquarters is 50 kilometres from Damaturu which is possible target of the terrorists.


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