13th July 2024
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Terror in Yobe: Suspected Boko Haram terrorists strike

Terror in Yobe: Suspected Boko Haram terrorists strike

Suspected Boko Haram terrorists have stroke, trying to force their way into parts of Damaturu the Yobe state capital.

According to The Nation report, the terrorists stormed the town, along Gashua road near the Police Force Headquarters around 5.30 pm on Sunday.

There was heavy artillery shelling by the military as the terrorists made desperate attempt to infiltrate Damaturu.

Meanwhile, Residents of Damaturu have all scampered for safety in their houses as the sound of artillery guns and rocket launchers completely destabilized business activities in the town.

Hundreds of travellers are trapped on the exit and entry routes of Damaturu as security forces have blocked all routes into the town.

NewsTrack gathered that many travelers are stranded especially at the Maiduguri/Damaturu highway including Gov. Zulum’s convoy which is travelling to pick up the governor in Gombe.

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