Metro Boko Haram: Terrorists Planning Attack to Seize Maiduguri


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[Sahara Reporters] We should be expecting a series of plans/moves by the dreaded terrorist sect, all directed at seizing control of Maiduguri, the capital of Borno state.

A senior military official in Abuja has told SaharaReporters that militants belonging to the Islamist group, Boko Haram, were planning a major assault to attempt the takeover of Maiduguri, the capital of Borno State. The source assured that the Nigerian military was closely gathering intelligence on the attack, and would be prepared to repel any attack on the important northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri.

The military source disclosed that the Islamist insurgents had been moving arms and some of their most experienced fighters to locations near Maiduguri in order to facilitate the attack.

“We have identified that one of their major operational bases is 10 miles from a major [Nigerian] army barracks, known as Giwa barracks,” said the officer.

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Source: #SaharaReporters


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