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Troops Repel Simultaneous Attacks On Borno, Yobe Villages

Attacks by suspected terrorists on villages in Borno and Yobe states were foiled by troops of the Nigerian Army.

Troops of the Nigerian military have repelled coordinated attacks by  suspected ISWAP terrorists on villages in Borno and Yobe states, Northeast Nigeria, security sources informed HumAngle.

One of the sources, a top security personnel who craved anonymity, said some of the attackers were seen driving toward the communities around 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 23. 

“They targetted Babbangida in Yobe state and Malumfatori in Borno state for attacks,” the officer said. 

“But I can confirm to you the attacks – both Babbangida and Malumfatori have been tackled by our gallant troops who stood their ground and staved off the attackers.” 

Sources around Babbangida had earlier hinted to HumAngle that they sighted five gun trucks filled with the insurgents heading toward the agrarian community. 

About an hour later, a gun shooting began to echo around the town. 

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Abdulkareem Haruna

Abdulkareem Haruna is a Nigerian journalist who has provided extensive coverage of the Lake Chad conflict in north-eastern Nigeria for over a decade. A graduate of English Language with a Diploma in Mass Communications. He previously worked as an assistant editor with Premium Times and Leadership Newspaper. Haruna has a strong knowledge of the Northeast and follows the trends in the region closely.

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