35 Killed In Borno As Boko Haram Attack Security Formations-PREMIUM TIMES.

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Boko Haram fighters
By Ola’ Audu

Fresh attacks by gunmen suspected to be members of the Boko Haram left at least 35 persons dead and several others injured in Borno State, military officials said.

The spokesman of the Joint Task Force, JTF, Lt Col Sagir Musa, said Boko Haram terrorists who had threatened to launch massive attacks as Ramadan ends lived out their threat by launching coordinated attacks on Sunday.

Mr. Musa said “troops have successfully repelled Boko Haram terrorists attack on Mobile Police Base and Bama town.”

“Terrorists using sophisticated weapons and Improvised Explosive Deviceslaunched attacks at about 6:45am on 4th August, 2013′.

“The encounter led to the death of one policeman and 17 Boko Haram Terrorists; two soldiers were also wounded,” he said.

Mr. Musa also said two soldiers were killed when Boko Haram staged another attack on the operatives of the Multi-National Joint Task…

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