Again ISWAP fighters Blow Up High Tension Electric Towers in Borno

Again ISWAP fighters Blow Up High Tension Electric Towers in Borno
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Hassan Jirgi, Maiduguri

Source from the community of Auno village of Borno state confirmed to AljazirahNigeria that more than four high tension electric power towers have been blown up by the suspected members of Boko Haram terrorists in Auno village alone the Maiduguri-Damaturu highway road.

The unconfirmed information showing that more than four to five high tension towers that supplied electricity from Damaturu to Maiduguri the Borno state capital were blown up again by the suspected members of ISWAP Fighters Friday night.

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One of the community of the village who does not want his name in print said the dastardly act started at about 7 pm and lasted up to around 10 pm.

Another source said that, four towers are already on the ground, while the fifth one is about to fall.

As it is now, the restoration of electricity to Maiduguri the Borno State capital is not near in sight, unless the Borno State government adopts more pragmatic strategies, to see to the end of the incessant destruction of high tension towers, that supply electricity to the state.

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Efforts by AljazirahNigeria to confirm from security personnel in Borno state did not yield results as their phones were not reachable. No any official statement as of the time of filling this report.

AljazirahNigeria learnt that the incident was said to have happened in Garin Kuturu Village, about two kilometres away from Auno village of Borno state capital.

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