Monday, December 2, 2013

Many Died As Boko Haram Launches Attacks On Air Force Base In Maiduguri

Suspected Boko Haram terrorists, Monday morning, attacked the Composite Group Air force Base and other areas in Maiduguri, the Borno state capital.

The siege which started at about 3am shook the town as sporadic gunshots and other Rocket Propelled Grenade Launchers fire were heard, with ensuing airstrikes in Maiduguri and Jere metropolis till 8 am.
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Sources said through the attacks on the Air force Base and other targets, such as the Maiduguri International Airport, several people were killed while the terrorists, numbering over 300 planted explosives in targeted areas in the state capital.

Also attacked are, the newly constructed trailer park, along Damaturu- Maiduguri road,  military check points, residential and public buildings, which in line with the source resulted in high casulities one of the terrorists and security agencies.

A watch witness who resides in Gomari airport area, just few metres away to the Air force Base said, ” I saw 5 military operational vehicles conveying dead bodies to a healthcare facility at about 6am, the dead bodies were suspected to be security agents killed through the attack.
It was also gathered that, over 100 terrorists were killed by military airstrikes in the counter offensive.

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