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Eight Killed, Many Injured As Boko Haram Terrorists Ambush Borno Government Officials



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At least, eight Boko Haram terrorist were killed on Friday, while soldiers and policemen sustained injuries when the insurgents ambushed a convoy of Borno State Resettlement and Relief Committee officials along Monguno- Nganzai Road.

Some of the government officials in the convoy include the Attorney General in the state, Kakashehu Lawal, the Commissioner for Rehabilitation Reconstruction and Resettlement, Mustapha Gubio, and that of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Alhaji Mai-Mele.

It was gathered that the government officials were returning from Monguno, where they went to distribute relief materials to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) when the terrorists attacked their convoy.

A source that spoke on the incident, noted that eight terrorists were killed by soldiers with support from men of the Anti-Robbery Squad and Civilian Joint Task Force.

Meanwhile, Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has dismissed a viral video shared by Boko Haram terrorist group which claimed responsibility for shooting down a fighter jet mid-air.

Hum Angle on Friday shared a video reportedly obtained from the dreaded group showing fighters carrying RPG & artillery equipment, as well as a corpse of the pilot & the aircraft’s debris.

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