Saturday, 13 May 2017

Boko Haram: Suicide bombers attack University of Maiduguri again, Troops kill four terrorists in Borno

Three suicide bombers have been killed in the wee hours of Saturday while attempting to gain access to the Department of Works of the University of Maiduguri in Borno State‎.

The incident occurred at about 1.10 a.m last night Saturday.

A security guard was killed from the explosions.

A source said the incident happened around 1am on Saturday.

“A male and female suicide bomber struck at the mechanical works department of the university,” the source said.

“One security guard was killed and a soldier injured. The injured soldier has been taken to the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital.”

‎The corpses have being evacuated by rescuers from the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, and Borno State Emergency Management Agency, BOSEMA.

The group recently released 82 Chibok girls from captivity, over three years after they were kidnapped from their secondary school in Chibok, Borno State.

They were released in exchange for the freedom of some Boko Haram fighters.

Troops of 145 and 158 Task Force Battalions, 5 Brigade on Friday night smashed a fish smuggling ring operated by Boko Haram terrorists.

According to a statement from the Deputy Director Army Public Relations, 8 Task Force Division, Col. Timothy Antigha, the success was recorded during a joint ambush operation conducted in Julari village, along Kareto – Damasak road, Borno State.

“During the operation, troops neutralized 4 Boko Haram terrorists.

“Similarly, they recovered 1 AK 47 riffle, 1 Toyota Hilux pick up, 3 Motorcycles, 35 bags of dry fish, 1 bag of bush meat, 3 bags of sugar and 60 litres of engine oil.

“Unfortunately, we lost a soldier during the operation,” the statement said.

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