Boko Haram gunmen eliminated in Maiduguri – Army

Boko Haram gunmen eliminated in Maiduguri – Army

Thursday, June 8, 2017 6:57 am


Brigadier General SK Usman

Nigerian Army say its troops have neutralized Boko Haram gunmen who attempted to attack Jiddari Polo community in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital on Wednesday evening.

Announcing the elimination of armed terrorists, the Army Spokesperson, Brigadier Sani Kukasheka Usman said: “there was an attempt by a few suspected Boko Haram to attack Jiddari Polo and all have been neutralized. Situation cool and calm.”

He added that residents of the area who had planned to flee their homes were reassured with rapid response of Nigerian troops.

The Army also assured residents of the community not to panic as a result of the  heavy security presence in the area as the situation is under control.

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