Metro Borno: Military Recaptures Bama Town After 7 Days of Boko Haram Control


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Vanguard reports that the Nigerian military has recovered Bama town from under the control of the Boko Haram terrorists in Borno state.

Below is an excerpt of the story:

"The Boko Haram insurgents that had taken over Bama town last Monday in Borno state; have Saturday night; fully retreated from the strategic reclaimed town; as fierce aerial bombardments by the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) fighter jets, Military sources confirmed Sunday in Maiduguri, the state capital.

One of the sources said that the aerial bombardments to knockout Boko Haram’s weapon installations in the border town had recently overrun; adding that; “our tactical aerial attacks to reclaim this town had been effective and yielding the desired results. This will enable the fleeing residents and villagers to return within the shortest period of time.”

“But the weekend battle however took a heavy toll on civilian lives and property as the insurgents were said to be embedded with residents, allegedly used as human shields if the military launches any attack on the occupied town,” said Mustapha Modu, now taking refuge in Maiduguri."

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Source: #Vanguard


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