Boko Haram reportedly attacks Mainok town


Just 48 hours after Boko Haram attacked Geidam, Yobe State, the terrorists on Sunday invaded another town in Nigeria’s North-East.

The latest town to be attacked by the jihadists is Mainok, the headquarters of the Kaga local government area of Borno State.

PRNigeria gathered that with the ferocious activities of terrorists coming after attacks on Kumuya, Buni Gari, and Geidam in Yobe, the Nigerian Airforce has deployed its Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) platforms for ‘eye in the sky.’ town is about 60kilometre from Maiduguri, the state capital.

Residents told journalists that the insurgents set fire to houses and looted shops in the town.
The jihadists had resumed their attack on soft targets in the North-East after a few weeks’ break.

During Friday’s attack on Geidam, the Boko Haram fighters destroyed three telecommunications mast and looted several shops in the town.

The military later claimed in a statement on Saturday that 21 insurgents were killed by troops of Operation Lafiya Dole who responded swiftly to the attack.


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