Operation Lafiya Dole Repelled Boko Haram Attacks In Borno Community

Operation Lafiya Dole Repelled Boko Haram Attacks In Borno Community
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Hassan Jirgi, Maiduguri

Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole confirmed that on Saturday evening has engaged Boko Haram terrorists who invaded Damasak headquarters of Mobbar local government area of Borno state to loot food items.

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The terrorists had on several occasions attempted to take over the town without success following the troops’ resistance.

AljazirahNigeria gathered that both Nigerian ground troops with aerial support from air taskforce engaged the terrorists fiercely who stormed the town around late evening.

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According to our correspondent who reported that some of the attackers of were suspected to be on a looting spree as they stormed warehouses of international humanitarian agencies in their gun trucks.

Source from the intelligence officer added that some of the members of terrorists fled on sighting military aircraft.

Another source confirmed to our AljazirahNigeria that, “the NAF aircraft dropped bombs on the terrorists’ targets while ground troops have stationed themselves in strategic locations exchanging fire,” the source added.

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Damasak, is the headquarters of Mobbar Local Government Area of Borno State, a border town hosting one of the largest camps of the Nigerian Army in the Operation Lafiya Dole theatre of Operation.

Aljazirahnews

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