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Terrorists Military Base in Yobe with 10 Gun Vehicles
A Nigerian army base in Gujba LGA of Yobe State said to have been attacked by armed force suspected to be members of Boko Haram.
Residents informed Channels Tv that the terrorists arrived Katarko community with ten (10) gun vans and unleashed attack on the army formation, where they engaged the safety operatives on the base in a heavy gunbattle.
The dwellers have been pressured to flee into the close by bushes for security but an army supply stated the security men halted the assault.
That is the third time the neighborhood has been overrun by the rampaging armed killers this 12 months alone.
Katarko is positioned 20 kilometers South-East of Damaturu, the state capital and has witnessed frequent assaults by the insurgents.
In the meantime, the Nigerian Air Force below Operation Hadin Kai has continued its operation against the terrorist targets on islands and localities across the Lake Chad area.
The most recent assaults have been carried out earlier this week, on the intelligence studies that about 20 boats were spotted transporting between 5 and 7 believed Boko Haram and ISWAP militants to an island within the Lake Chad area and Malam Fatori, the headquarters of Abadam Local Government Area of Borno State.