Tuesday, 6 November 2018

WAR: Tension Hits Northern Nigeria as B'Haram Gundown 6 Soldiers in Yobe 

Credible information reaching our newsroom indicates that at least 6 Nigerian military personnel have been gruesomely killed by Boko Haram terrorists in Your state.

The deadly attack which reportedly happened on Thursday last week at Azare village in Gujba Local Government Area of Yobe State, Our Media gathered is the first of its kind in the area.

An impeccable source who spoke to Igbere Tv on condition of anonymity, said the attack followed the arrest by the troops of 3 suspected Boko Haram terrorists who went to the village to charge their mobile phones.

“Three suspected insurgents came to Azare village to charge their cell phones and the dwellers informed the soldiers stationed in the village and they were arrested.

”Later in the day, the terrorists mobilized and attacked the troops thereby killing six soldiers and carted their rifles”. The source revealed.

The source noted that, troops of 27 Task Force Brigade deployed to the village and members of vigilante group quickly mobilized and trailed the attackers and succeeded in locating the terrorists’ camp, hence neutralized the inhabitants of the camp and destroyed their hideouts.

The incident has now led to a temporary closure of Buni-Yadi- Magza-Biu road.

However, when Igbere Tv contacted the military authorities on mobile phone, the spokesman of the 27 Task Force Brigade, Buni Yadi, Major Alimi denied the report, saying that there was no attack on the troops.

He said, “There was nothing like an attack on the troops, maybe somebody is misleading you. As I am talking to you right now, I am in Buni Yadi.

“Had it being there was something like that, I would have confirmed to you,” Major Alimi added.

Meanwhile, an officer with the brigade who pleaded anonymity has lamented the killing of many soldiers in the North East by Boko Haram. He said, ” We are fighting a battle that will never end, a dangerous battle. They always come heavy on us. We are trying, but we are losing more soldiers. I have lost a number of my colleagues and friends in a few days.”

We shall continue to monitor the situation and bring you updates as they become available

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