Nigerian military foils Boko Haram attacks on Borno communities, kills 20 insurgents – Spokesperson

The Nigerian military said on Thursday that it foiled an attack by suspected members of the Boko Haram on some communities in troubled Borno State. Twenty members of the outlawed sect were also killed, the military said.

The military stated this in a statement by the spokesperson of the Defence Headquarters, Chris Olukolade.

“Attempts by terrorists to attack Ajiri and Mafa as well as other communities in the outskirt of Maiduguri and Dikwa in Borno State towards the Cameroon borders, yesterday (Wednesday) were foiled by the security forces,” Mr. Olukolade, a Major General, said. “The ambush mounted by the terrorists to enable them unleash terror on the communities unchallenged, was also cleared by troops on reinforcement mission.” read more

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