Military Announces Foiled Terrorists Attack In BamaFeatured, Latest News, National News Sunday, March 22nd, 2015
The Military has announced that an attack by a band of terrorists on parts of Bama, Borno State, was Saturday foiled after over a score of them died while others fled with wounds.
According to Defence Headquarters, more of the attacking terrorists died, as the air force patrol went after the fleeing ones, while the troops trailed after the escaping insurgents.
It informed that peace has been restored in the town while troops maintained firm control of the town.
“A Hilux vehicle as well as other equipment and some weapons were captured from the attackers. One soldier died while 7 were wounded while repelling the attack.
They have been evacuated from the combat area by air and are already receiving medical attention.
“With most of the towns slated to be cleared of terrorists already covered, the campaign to rid rest of the communities of them is continuing with air and land operations now stepped up in the remaining designated locations in the mission area.
“Cordon and search of cleared communities are also ongoing with some discoveries of weapons and vestiges of atrocities committed by the terrorists while they held sway in some locations” the defence post explained.
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