Boko Haram attack military base in Yobe, kill two soldiers

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Two soldiers were killed in Yobe state on Sunday December 2nd after Boko Haram members attacked and destroyed an armoured tank base of the Army at Buni Gari in Gujba Local Government Area of Yobe State.Vanguard reports that the insurgents stormed Buni Gari at about 5pm, shooting sporadically at the military base. The two soldiers were killed before the sect members set the military base on fire.This attack comes few weeks after the sect members also attacked military base in Metele and others, reportedly killing over 100 soldiers.Sources said the insurgents stormed the area in large numbers, invaded the community at about 5:30 p.m. and opened fire on the Military Base and some residential buildings, killing two soldiers, while the Military Base was set ablaze. A source also revealed that some of the rampaging insurgents suffered casualties, following superior fire of the military forces in Buni Gari. Buni Gari is home town of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship candidate for the 2019 general elections in Yobe State and former National Secretary of the party, Mai Mala Buni. It is about 70-kilometre drive from Damaturu, the state capital, located south along the only relatively safer road linking Buratai, the home town of the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur Buratai. The town was destroyed by terrorists in the past, only to be liberated by military in 2015, which led to massive return of Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, who resettled in the relatively peaceful community, which shares border with Borno and some parts of Sambisa Forest.Read more at: https://www.vanguardngr.com/2018/12/setback-as-b-haram-hits-armys-armoured-tank-base/Sources said the insurgents stormed the area in large numbers, invaded the community at about 5:30 p.m. and opened fire on the Military Base and some residential buildings, killing two soldiers, while the Military Base was set ablaze. A source also revealed that some of the rampaging insurgents suffered casualties, following superior fire of the military forces in Buni Gari. Buni Gari is home town of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship candidate for the 2019 general elections in Yobe State and former National Secretary of the party, Mai Mala Buni. It is about 70-kilometre drive from Damaturu, the state capital, located south along the only relatively safer road linking Buratai, the home town of the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur Buratai. The town was destroyed by terrorists in the past, only to be liberated by military in 2015, which led to massive return of Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, who resettled in the relatively peaceful community, which shares border with Borno and some parts of Sambisa Forest.Sources said the insurgents stormed the area in large numbers, invaded the community at about 5:30 p.m. and opened fire on the Military Base and some residential buildings, killing two soldiers, while the Military Base was set ablaze. A source also revealed that some of the rampaging insurgents suffered casualties, following superior fire of the military forces in Buni Gari. Buni Gari is home town of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship candidate for the 2019 general elections in Yobe State and former National Secretary of the party, Mai Mala Buni. It is about 70-kilometre drive from Damaturu, the state capital, located south along the only relatively safer road linking Buratai, the home town of the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur Buratai. The town was destroyed by terrorists in the past, only to be liberated by military in 2015, which led to massive return of Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, who resettled in the relatively peaceful community, which shares border with Borno and some parts of Sambisa Forest.Sources said the insurgents stormed the area in large numbers, invaded the community at about 5:30 p.m. and opened fire on the Military Base and some residential buildings, killing two soldiers, while the Military Base was set ablaze. A source also revealed that some of the rampaging insurgents suffered casualties, following superior fire of the military forces in Buni Gari. Buni Gari is home town of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship candidate for the 2019 general elections in Yobe State and former National Secretary of the party, Mai Mala Buni. It is about 70-kilometre drive from Damaturu, the state capital, located south along the only relatively safer road linking Buratai, the home town of the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur Buratai. The town was destroyed by terrorists in the past, only to be liberated by military in 2015, which led to massive return of Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, who resettled in the relatively peaceful community, which shares border with Borno and some parts of Sambisa Forest.Sources said the insurgents stormed the area in large numbers, invaded the community at about 5:30 p.m. and opened fire on the Military Base and some residential buildings, killing two soldiers, while the Military Base was set ablaze. A source also revealed that some of the rampaging insurgents suffered casualties, following superior fire of the military forces in Buni Gari. Buni Gari is home town of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship candidate for the 2019 general elections in Yobe State and former National Secretary of the party, Mai Mala Buni. It is about 70-kilometre drive from Damaturu, the state capital, located south along the only relatively safer road linking Buratai, the home town of the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur Buratai. The town was destroyed by terrorists in the past, only to be liberated by military in 2015, which led to massive return of Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, who resettled in the relatively peaceful community, which shares border with Borno and some parts of Sambisa Forest.Sources said the insurgents stormed the area in large numbers, invaded the community at about 5:30 p.m. and opened fire on the Military Base and some residential buildings, killing two soldiers, while the Military Base was set ablaze. A source also revealed that some of the rampaging insurgents suffered casualties, following superior fire of the military forces in Buni Gari. Buni Gari is home town of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship candidate for the 2019 general elections in Yobe State and former National Secretary of the party, Mai Mala Buni. It is about 70-kilometre drive from Damaturu, the state capital, located south along the only relatively safer road linking Buratai, the home town of the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur Buratai. The town was destroyed by terrorists in the past, only to be liberated by military in 2015, which led to massive return of Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, who resettled in the relatively peaceful community, which shares border with Borno and some parts of Sambisa Forest.at Buni Gari in Gujba Local Government Area of Yobe State. Two soldiers were killed in the attack in which the insurgents also suffered casualties. This came as the Nigerian Army lamented that it was yet to get the $1 billion approved to fight insurgency and other security challenges in the country. According to the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, the $1billion insurgency fund was still being processed. He added that fake news not only pose threat to national security, but also make the ongoing counter-terrorism operation in the North-East more difficult.Read more at: https://www.vanguardngr.com/2018/12/setback-as-b-haram-hits-armys-armoured-tank-base/The post Boko Haram attack military base in Yobe, kill two soldiers appeared first on Linda Ikeji Blog.
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