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Breaking: Bandits Attack Joint Military Base, Killing 15 In Sokoto






(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Bandits  have purportedly attacked a joint military base code named “Burkusuma camp” in Sabon Birni local government area of Sokoto state killing 15 people.

  The base is located at Dama village of Sabon Birni local government. While the attack was  carried out early hours of friday.

“The bandits whom came in large number, surrounded the camp and started firing from different directions ,” our source said

A former chairman of Sabon Birni, Engineer Idris Muhammad Gobir fondly called Danchadi who confirmed the attack, said many security operatives in the camp were still missing.

The bandits also burnt down two patrol vehicles and left  with away another one which was used to convey food items stolen from the villagers.

Danchadi said that, they received a report about the attack from a resident of the area who was using Nigerian network.

It could be recalled that mobile network around the area was shutdown to give room for further operations by the security agencies  drafted  the area.



“But I will still contact him for more updates and get back to you,” he assured

However, a prominent traditional ruler in the area confirmed that, some vehicles were sent to evacuate corpses of the fallen heroes.

“And over 10 trucks loaded with well-armed soldiers are currently in the forest trailing the bandits.

A personnel of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps who sought for anonymity confirmed to our reporter that three of their Corp members were among the casualties.

“As I am talking to you, we are at the morgue to claim and recover their corpses for burial,” he said


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