Boko Haram Kills Soldier in Yobe Base Attack

Around midnight on Saturday, suspected Boko Haram terrorists launched an attack on a military base in Gujba town, Yobe State.

The Yobe State Police Command’s spokesman, DSP Dungus Abdulkarim confirmed to Newsmen that the terrorists killed a soldier during the assault.

According to Abdulkarim, the terrorists also set fire to a military patrol vehicle.

He added that troops swiftly responded, repelling the attackers and driving them into the surrounding bush.

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The Police Spokesman said:

The only thing I can confirm to you now is the attack, a soldier was killed and troops and CJTF engaged the suspected terrorists.”

An eyewitness said;

They (suspected terrorists) stormed the town some minutes after midnight, shooting sporadically and the majority of us took to our heels into the surrounding bushes for dear lives.”

Another source at Gujba, Dala Bukar, said:

The attackers did not kill any civilian or looted food or other essential commodities stores.

“They only attacked the two patrol vehicles in the military base where a soldier was killed.”

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