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How Troops Repelled Boko Haram Attack In Borno

Troops of Sector 3 Operation LAFIYA DOLE deployed at Gudumbali, Guzamala Local Government Area of Borno State has repelled an attempted attack by the Boko Haram terrorists on their location.
According to a statement by the Army spokesman, Brig Gen Texas Chukwu, “the insurgents who came to extort, terrorize law abiding citizens as well as to attack the military base in the town met a serious resistance by the gallant troops.
“The troops also inflicted overwhelming casualty on the terrorists due to superior firepower while some of the terrorists fled to the fringes of Lake Chad,” he said.
Chukwu further hinted that efforts are trailing other fleeing members of the terrorists’ group.
Addressing the troops, the Commander Sector 3 Brigadier General Uwem Bassey, while on the spot assessment visit to Gundumbali commended the troops and urged them to continue to remain courageous while confronting the insurgents.
Chukwu advised members of the public and residents of the area, in particular, to be vigilant and carry out their legitimate businesses in their communities as well as report any suspicious movements or activities to the nearest military base.