Friday, 13 December 2013
BREAKING NEWS:-BLOODY FRIDAY: 25 killed in Boko Haram, military clash in Borno
No fewer than 25 people suspected to be members of Boko Haram terrorists have been killed Friday in a clash with troops of the 7 Division, Nigerian Army at Ngauramari villages of Bama Local Government Area of Borno state. Ngauramari is a small farming community along the Maiduguri- Bama – Firgi-Gwoza federal highway which had witnessed series of attacks and killing of over 20 motorists and passengers this week by suspected Book Haram sects.
Our Correspondent gathered that the incident took place at about 8am on Thursday when some terrorists group who were trying to cross the road from their camps/hideouts in the Sambisa Forest clashed with military troops which led to the exchange of gunfire, a situation that led to the death of three terrorists at the spot, subsequently, those who fled through the riverine areas were later killed by Ariel bombardment/airstrikes.
Sources said, during the encounter with the military troops, all roads leading to the area were closed for over three hours in order to avoid civilian casualties, particularly motorists and their passengers who were plying the road as at the time of the airstrikes.