How Hunters Reportedly Save Buni-Gari From Another Boko Haram Attack
A resident of the town who disclosed this to The Cable said the terrorists struck around 5pm.
He said though soldiers were not on ground when the attack was launched, the hunters succeeded in forcing them (Boko Haram) to beat a retreat.
Another source said though the insurgents have been sent out of the town, Buni-Gari has been deserted.
“Many have fled to nearby Buni-Yadi over the fear that Boko Haram members might regroup and launch a deadlier attack,” he said.
“Buni-Yadi is more secure than Buni-Gari. There are soldiers there.”
This attack comes two days after Rotimi Amaechi, minister of transportation, said Boko Haram has not struck outside Borno since President Muhammadu Buhari assumed office in 2015.
The Cable however reports that this fact is incorrect as there has been a resurgence in Boko Haram attacks of late. The insurgents have raided different communities in the north-east, killing people and rendering many homeless.
Naija News also reports that there has been a recent exchange between the Nigerian Army Troops and the Islamic Sect fighters (Boko Haram) in Yobe state.