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Fleeing Boko Haram Members Attack Police, Villagers In Yobe




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Boko Haram and the Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists fleeing Nigeria military onslaught have attacked police, villagers in Bayamari, Yobe State.

It was gathered that the Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists were fleeing from aggressive military operations in Sambisa Forest and the surrounding communities.

During the attack on Tuesday, the terrorists killed seven villagers and four Policemen who were trying to protect the people in the village.

According to PRNigeria, the insurgents launched a surprise attack at Bayamari, an agrarian community around 12:15 pm.

“The fallen policemen paid the ultimate price while attempting to protect the villagers from the terrorists,” an intelligence officer told PRNigeria.

“The attack was carried out by insurgents from their newly-established camps in Malari Zango River Forest, Abduri, Buhari, Degaltura, Kayidiri, Garin Liman, Gumsari Gagala, and Gorrgo villages, all in Yunusari local government

“In recent times, insurgents have been fleeing Bama, Gwoza, Damboa and the Lake Chad axis where there are ongoing military operations and relocating to some villages to seek permanent refuge.

“Sometimes the terrorists disguise into some communities where they rented houses, pretending to be businessmen. Those who could not hide their identities establish camps and build makeshift tents like in at Amadukaramdi among other places.”

Meanwhile, Boko Haram insurgents have reportedly destroyed over 140 houses in Egiri, Zira 1 and 2 villages of Biu Local Government Area of Borno state.

It was disclosed that the terrorist carted away foodstuff and livestock, after displacing hundreds of people from the three residence.

Zira village where the incident took place which is 5km away from Gur village was attacked last Friday, leaving four persons dead.

Poor communication affected the people in Zira I and Gur community located North West of Buratai, the home town of the former Chief of Army Staff, General Tukur Buratai, about the attack.

A resident of Zira community, who fled and now taking refuge in Biu town, Ali Yusuf, told newsmen that, the attack happened on Sunday at about 7pm.

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Yusuf said, “Luckily, almost all residents had fled out of the town, and the insurgents who

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