Happening right now in Damasak Local Government, Borno State, is the fierce gun battle between Nigerian troops and the dreaded Boko Haram.
Locals in the affected local government area told InfomediaNG that more Nigerian soldiers comprising the army and airforce are being drafted to further compliment the efforts of troops on ground in “dealing with the dreaded killers,”
Who are the targets?
At the time of filing this report (September 13, 1:20AM), we can’t specifically confirm, but our sources said that the terrorists stormed the area and launched deadly attack on military formation.
Nigerian troops were said to be in full control of the situation, though they are still in gun dwell with the insurgents.
“Troops of 145 Bn in Damasak, Borno State are engaging Boko Haram terrorists who came to attack their location at about 6 p.m. this evening.
“Fierce battle is on going right now. The troops are dealing with the terrorists,” News Agency of Nigeria quoted the Director of Army Public Relations, Brig.-Gen. Texas Chukwu, as saying.