Nigerian Army confirms fresh Boko Haram attacks in Maiduguri

Boko Haram

Boko Haram

The Nigerian Army Sunday confirmed that suspected Boko Haram fighters, carried out three separate bomb attacks on Maiduguri, the Borno State capital.

A statement confirming the detonation of the deadly Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) at about 7: 21pm yesterday, was signed by the Acting Director, Army Public Relations (DAPR), Colonel Sani Usman.
The statement reads: “This is to inform the public that there were three improvised explosive devices explosions at Gomari and Ajilari general area in Maiduguri at about 7.21pm today evening.

“Although details are not clear, it is important to note the attacks signify high level of desperation on the part of the Boko Haram terrorists.

“Security personnel and emergency management teams have been drafted to the area and appropriate security measures being taken.

“We would like to state that the Nigerian military would not be deterred in its determined efforts of defeating Boko Haram terrorists in the shortest possible time.

“We would like to assure the public also that now the terrorists have shown their ugly presence in such areas, there is need for more vigilance, security consciousness and prompt reporting of suspicious persons or group of persons in their midst.

This would enable the security take appropriate measures against them.

“It would be recalled that their previous attempts to attack and blow up Allau dam was thwarted.“

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