Troops repel Boko Haram attack on Maiduguri

News - by RadioNow / May. 12th, 2021
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Troops of the Nigerian military have repelled a Tuesday evening attack on Maiduguri, by suspected Boko Haram insurgents.

Heavy shooting was heard at about 6 p.m. when the insurgents attacked the outskirts of Jiddari Polo neighbourhood of Maiduguri, the capital city of Borno State.

An officer at the 7 Division, Nigeria army confirmed the attack in a text message sent in response to journalists’ requests, saying “troops are already there and responding.”

Radio Now will bring you more on this story as it develops.

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