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Boko Haram Attack Dikwa, Gajiram In Borno

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Suspected members of Boko Haram sect on Tuesday launched a fresh attack on  Dikwa Local Government Area of Borno State after withdrawing at about 12 noon earlier today.

This is even as Gajiram, the headquarter of Nganzai Local Government Area of the state, has also been invaded, according to security sources who spoke to Vanguard.

Reliable security reports indicated that "Unconfirmed information revealed that Gajiram is under attack by Boko Haram terrorists, furthermore, it is also reported that Dikwa is being attacked again."

Naija News had earlier reported that the insurgents stormed the village on Monday night and asked residents of the community not to run away.

It was gathered that the terrorist who came with heavy machine guns and trucks also took possession of the military Super Camp 9 formation, including high-profile fighting equipment and vehicles.

Military sources that spoke on the incident noted that five soldiers were killed while some Armed Personnel Carriers, operational vehicles and the local military base were burnt by the terrorists.

The group also burnt some public buildings, including the community primary health care centre, local government secretariat, part of Shehu of Dikwa's palace and the United Nations hub.

Source: Naija News

Ogbolu George is a graduate of Mass Communication from the University of Benin. He loves politics, is a movie addict and a die-hard Arsenal fan. George is a Senior Content Creator at Naija News.