Wednesday, 19 April 2017

Boko Haram Attacked Military Checkpoint and Killed Five Soldiers in Borno State




Deadly terrorist group, Boko Haram insurgents have attacked a military checkpoint in Sabon Garin Kimba village in Borno State, killing at least five soldiers.
According to Agency France Presse, it was learnt that the terrorist came out in their scores and believe to belong to the Abu Al-Barnawi faction, stormed the checkpoint, which is about 140 km. to Maiduguri, the Borno state capital, in the late hours on Monday, killing soldiers and injuring five others.
According to same source, local residents in Sabon Garin Kimba and a military officer confirmed the deaths, noting that the terrorists’ raid on the military post was unexpected.
According to his words he said, “Our men were outgunned and outnumbered.”
He added that “We lost five men in the fight. Five more were injured.”
According to report, a civilian, named Mustapha Karimbe, who assisted the military, said the terrorist took away military vehicles and burned three armored cars along the makeshift sheds at the checkpoint.
In his words, “The terrorist attacked the soldiers and remained in the village for about three hours before they withdrew.”

Report have it that the Director of Army Public Relation, Brig. Gen. Sani Usman, could not be reached at the time of the report.
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