Boko Haram Attacked Army Base In Yobe State But Were Met With Strong Resistance

Boko Haram Attacked Army Base In Yobe State But Were Met With Strong Resistance

According to a report by Channels TV, Boko Haram insurgents attacked a militaty base in Yobe State in the early hours of Friday but met a very strong resistance which led to the killing of many members of the terrorist group.

It was gathered that the militants attacked the Army base stationed in Goniri town in Gujba Local Government Area at about 4:00AM but were repelled by soldiers who engaged them in a gun battle.

Scores of the militants were said to have been killed in the gun fire which lasted several hours, with many of the residents reportedly fleeing the violence.

One of them told our correspondent in the state that they heard heavy gunshots and explosions and had to run for safety, adding that the battle continued into the early hours of Friday.