Multi National  Forces Battle To Reclaim More Captured Towns

Troops from the Multi National Joint Task Force comprising Nigeria, Cameroon, Chad and Niger Republic on Sunday stepped up the campaign to reclaim conquered territories form Boko Haram terrorists, engaging the insurgents in a fierce battle in Damasak, a border town close to Diffa Region in  Niger Republic

The strategic town was captured in November last year.by the insurgents who promptly raised the Boko Haram flag in the community..






     

     

    The insurgents attacked the town and Ashigarchi, both in Mobbar local government area of Borno, in their hundreds shooting indiscriminately, burning houses and in the process killing over 50 persons and injuring others.

    As at the time of filing this report, the multinational troops were still engaged in the mission to recapture the town.

    In other places, the efforts of Nigerian armed forces to crush Boko Haram insurgents continued as the Air Force sustained the pounding of identified camps of the terrorists Yobe and Borno States.

    A statement issued on Sunday by defence spokesman, Chris Olukolade, a Major General, said that “sorties are being flown either in conjunction with on-going ground assault by troops or to dislodge any concentration of terrorists as follow up to intelligence reports. “

     

     

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