NEWS

7 Policemen, 3 Soldiers Killed As Boko Haram Terrorists Attack Gov Zulum’s Convoy

The convoy of Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State was again attacked on Friday by Boko Haram terrorists along the Baga Highway in the Northern part of the state.

The convoy was heading to Baga town ahead of government’s planned return of internally displaced persons from Maiduguri when the incident happened.

The attack comes barely two months after Zulum was attacked around the same axis by the insurgents on his way from Baga.

The area is believed to be dangerous and has recorded many abductions by the terrorist group in recent times.

A splinter group of Boko Haram sect, the Islamic State of West Africa Province, is believed to have a stronghold in the area.

Though it was gathered that the governor was not part of the convoy as he travelled by helicopter but about three soldiers, seven policemen were killed while an unverified number of people were injured.

The attack, it was learnt, happened about some kilometers away from the Multinational Joint Task Force headquarters in Baga.

SharaReporters

About author

Articles

A prolific writer of about two decades standing experience
Related posts
NEWS

Alleged forgery: Group tasks police to investigate Japheth Omojuwa, social media influencer

A policy advocacy group known as Society for Watchdog on Non-Governmental Organization and Good…
Read more
NEWS

UTME: Basic requirement for admission into NDA — Spokesman

The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) has said the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) is…
Read more
LIFESTYLENEWS

Shocking: See how many wraps of cocaine this drug trafficker excretes, worth N423m

A suspected drug trafficker, Okonkwo Chimezie Henry, has excreted 113 wraps of cocaine weighing…
Read more
Newsletter
Get latest news update now

Sign up for News headquarters Daily Digest and get trending updates tailored for you now.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.