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23 Soldiers, 8 Trucks Missing In Borno After B'Haram Ambush

No less than 23 Nigerian fighters are yet to be seen after Boko Haram agitators trapped a military caravan at Boboshe town in Bama neighborhood government territory of Borno. Five officers, 18 troopers and 8 trucks were absent after the assault which happened at an early stage Saturday. The military, following up on insight activated troops in a caravan of 11 trucks to clear the agitators from the left town. The assaulting radicals were accepted to have been the individuals who got away from the progressing hostile by the military to flush out the Boko Haram psychological militants in the edges of Sambisa Forest and Lake Chad locale.

An able military source disclosed to NAN that the extremists in their hundreds trapped the troops and in the process a large number of them have been missing. He unveiled that exclusive three of the 11 trucks conveyed to the territory came back to their base in Maiduguri, in the wake of anguish immense misfortune in the fight with the guerillas. "There was a speedy reaction by the armed force when they got reports that many the extremists assembled at Boboshe on Maiduguri-Konduga-Bama street. "The courageous warriors were trapped by the extremists, just three of the 11 trucks came back to the base. "It isn't clear what happened yet it was expected the fighters were missing after the snare," he included.

In the mean time, occupants of Jilli people group in Gubio nearby government board of Borno, on Saturday fled the town continuation of an assault by Boko Haram radicals. It was learnt that the radical assaulted the zone from the pivot of Lake Chad, driving the inhabitants to escape. Malam Bukar Mustapha, one of the occupants, disclosed to NAN that he and different villagers fled their homes when they got report that the agitators were coming to assault them. "Toward the evening on Saturday, we heard that the radicals assembled in the close-by shrubbery getting ready for the assault. "I am one of the individuals who rushed to Maiduguri, which is around 45 kilometers from my town. "On Sunday morning, I called Gubio and I was informed that the radicals had assaulted the town amid the evening. I don't have the losses in light of the fact that the circumstance is as yet not clear at Jilli," Mustapha said. Another inhabitant who argued secrecy said troops had been sent to the region.

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