August 17, 2018

Troops, police repel Boko Haram attack in Borno (Nation)

Troops, police repel Boko Haram attack in Borno (Nation)

The Nigerian Army and Police on Thursday repelled an attack by Boko-Haram insurgents who attempted to invade Jakana town in Kaga local government area of Borno.

The insurgents armed with sophisticated weapons, stormed the town at 5:30 p.m.

Jakana is about 40km from Maiduguri, the Borno State capital.

The General Officer Commanding (GOC), 7 Div, Maiduguri, Brig-Gen Bulama Biu, who confirmed the incident, said the attack was promptly repelled. Read more

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