Insurgents suspected to be members of Boko Haram have hoisted their flag in components of Marte Native Authorities in Borno State. Channels Tv reported.
In line with navy sources, the rebel repeatedly attacked the native authorities inside the week.
On Friday, they have been stated to have attacked neighboring Dikwa Native Authorities in the state.
However they have been repelled in a mixed effort by the air element and floor forces of Operation Lafiya Dole in a battle that went on for hours. The supply added.
Nonetheless, many residents of Dikwa have been dislodged in the assault, they fled into the bushes to take refuge.
The insurgents additionally laid an ambush for the reinforcements deployed from the theatre command headquarters in Maiduguri.
The Marte assault got here barely two months after 500 households in New Marte have been resettled by the Borno State authorities.
The casualty determine from the assault was but to be recognized. Injured troopers from the Marte assault have since been evacuated to Maiduguri, the place they’re present process therapy.
In the meantime, Chief of Military Workers, Main-Common Ibrahim Attahiru, has recommended the Nigerian Military troops who repelled the assault on Dikwa. He stated the troopers gave an excellent account of themselves.
Attahiru gave the reassurance that extra fight gear might be moved to the Borno State theatre and different components of the nation.
The Military chief stated this throughout his go to to Borno Theatre command for the third time since his appointment.
Including that there was a have to encourage and maintain motivating preventing troops.
The Common famous that the Nigerian Military, below his watch, will proceed to work onerous to surmount the issues of banditry and kidnapping dealing with the nation.