Tension: ISWAP terrorist attack Borno state with 5 motar bomb

Tension: ISWAP terrorist attack Borno state with 5 motar bomb

Tension raise As ISWAP Insurgents launched five (5) Motar Bomb Attacks in different locations Simultaneously ealy hour Saturday.

Another Bomb was detected and destroyed by troops before explosion.

A rocket launcher also landed at Gomari Airport, a community about four kilometres from the airport located in the state capital.

A large crowd was also seen in one of the houses affected by the explosion.

Tension: ISWAP terrorist attack Borno state with 5 motar bomb

A resident said no life was lost in the incident but Daily Trust could not independently verify this at the time of this report.

A military source said troops of 33 artillery, Njimtelo, opened fire when they sighted insurgents on the outskirts of Maiduguri.

The insurgents were said to have also engaged troops in a gun battle.

The incident happened after at least 20 persons, including two army officers, lost their lives when suspected ISWAP fighters and troops clashed at a military base in Rann, headquarters of Kala Balge Local Government Area of Borno.

Tension: ISWAP terrorist attack Borno state with 5 motar bomb

Security sources said the incident occurred around 1:30am of Friday at Rann, which shares borders with Cameroon.

It was learnt that the troops killed more than a dozen of the outlawed group and destroyed their operations vehicles.

There was also an attack at Malam Fatori, headquarters of Abadam Local Government Area of Borno.

The town, which shares a land border with Niger Republic, had been attacked severally by Boko Haram fighters.

Tension: ISWAP terrorist attack Borno state with 5 motar bomb

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