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Suspected Boko Haram terrorists have attacked Babbangida village in Yobe State. The incident, which caused many of the villagers to flee, is coming one month after the terrorists launched an assault on the community.
The latest attack on the headquarters of Tarmuwa Local Government Area was confirmed by a resident of the community, Audu Ali, who told reporters that there was a heavy gun battle between the military and the suspected Boko Haram members.
Africa Daily News, New York reports that Babbangida, which is located 50 kilometres away from Damaturu the state capital, was last attacked on August 25, 2021.
The military had recovered a Toyota Hilux from the attackers after the assault.
The incident is one of the many attacks on communities in the North East state which has continued to suffer from onslaughts by Boko Haram terrorists.
The insurgents, who usually come in their large numbers, have also sacked some villages – including Geidam which is the hometown of the Inspector General of Police Usman Baba Alkali – hoisting their flags.
They have also attacked telecommunication facilities in the state.
Yobe is not the only state suffering from the insurgents’ attack.
They have also attacked telecommunication facilities and targeted power stations in Borno State.
AFRICA DAILY NEWS, NEW YORK