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Borno: Troops foil attack on Aulari

Borno: Troops foil attack on Aulari


Borno: Troops foil attack on Aulari

By Matthew ELOYI

Troops of Operation HADIN KAI on Sunday foiled a terror attack on Aulari town in Borno State.

Fighters of the Islamic State’s West Africa Province (ISWAP) had tried to overrun Aulari, located 11km west of Bama.

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The troops fought off the attempt causing the insurgents to flee towards Sambisa Forest.

A military officer told newsmen that a NAF Alpha jet scrambled to track them as they retreated.

He said the terrorists were sighted in four moving gun trucks that were bombarded.

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“Three were completely destroyed, the other was immobilized. A number of insurgents were neutralized while others were in disarray”, the source said.

It was gathered that the military has embarked on a mopping-up operation in the general area.

Borno: Troops foil attack on Aulari

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