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Boko Haram loss more fighters as Nigerian Air Force bombs Sambisa forest
The Nigerian army is reportedly said to have bombed rampaging insurgents of the Nigerian-based Boko Haram sect and many casualties recorded in Sambisa forest, Borno State.
Major General John Enenche, the spokesperson for the Defence Headquarters (DHQ), disclosed in an announcement made available to Scannews24
He stated the air-raid destroyed the hiding structures of the fighters in Alagarno, together with a compound housing some high Boko Haram leader.
The army general said that the compound which was hiding under thick vegetation was being utilized by the Boko haram members to coordinate assaults.
He noted that the air attacks were executed on January 6, via a number of airstrikes from Nigerian Air Force (NAF) fighter jets and attack helicopters.
In the meantime, a report by Premium Times signifies that believed Boko Haram terrorists raided Geidam, a city in Yobe state.
The report pointed out that the attack happened on Tuesday night, January 5, at about 6:30 pm with the terrorists capturing.
The attack, based on the news publication compelled dwellers to panic and flee into the bush while others hid in their homes for security.
One other report obtained by Channels Tv noted that a child was affected by a stray bullet on Wednesday, January 6, when the militants overran Geidam town in Yobe state.
In keeping with the report, the insurgents burned the residence of the previous chairman of Geidam native authorities space, Mulima Mato through the assault, in addition to some outlets.
They had been additionally mentioned to have carted numerous medicine on the General Hospital in Geidam.
Nonetheless on safety, no fewer than 20 persons heading to the Toto local government area of Nasarawa state have been kidnapped by gunmen.
In keeping with the news, Malami Salihu, the former education secretary of the Nasarawa local authorities area was also murdered.
Attackers executed the ugly attack on Tuesday, January 5, along Mungi sharp Conner Buga Gwari, Gadabuke area of Toto local government area.