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Residents Flee As ISWAP Reportedly Attack Troops In Borno

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A military formation in the southern part of Borno state is allegedly currently attacked by suspected fighters of Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP).

 

A security source told Daily Trust that the insurgents stormed the remote town of Damboa at about 10:30am, with dozens of gun trucks. This reportedly led to a pandemonium as residents and displaced persons ran for their lives.

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The source further disclosed that air power was deployed to assist the ground troops and local volunteers in Damboa which is 100 kilometres away from Maiduguri.

 

He said;

 

“I can confirm to you that these boys(ISWAP) are currently attacking state forces in Damboa town. Airpower has been activated to support the troops. Everything is under control.”

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