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Boko Haram Battle between troops and terrorists ongoing in Yobe

The battle is ongoing in Gadaka, Yobe State after the insurgents invaded the town in a bid to take control of it.

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Nigerian troops are currently battling members of terrorist sect, Boko Haram in Yobe State, emerging reports say.

Nigerian soldiers hold up a Boko Haram flag that they had seized in the recently retaken town of Damasak, Nigeria, March 18, 2015. play Nigerian soldiers hold up a Boko Haram flag that they had seized in the recently retaken town of Damasak, Nigeria, March 18, 2015. (Reuters/Emmanuel Braun)

 

The battle is ongoing in Gadaka after the insurgents invaded the town in a bid to take control of it.

Boko Haram terrorists play

Boko Haram terrorists

(Nigeria Monitor)

 

Soldiers are however said to be working hard to repel the attack, according to The Cable.

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Nigerian soldiers

 

“As I speak to you now, there are three fighter jets bombarding the militants. They came to the town in large numbers last night and the military responded this morning,” a source said.

Nigerian army soldiers stand guard as they cordon off a road leading to the scene of a blast at a business district in Abuja June 25, 2014. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde play Nigerian army soldiers stand guard as they cordon off a road leading to the scene of a blast at a business district in Abuja June 25, 2014. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde (Reuters)

 

“They wanted to take over the town, because they were even telling people to leave and threatening to kill those who would not obey. More Boko Haram members wanted to gain access to Gadaka this morning but they were unable to enter the town because it rained heavily last night and the whole road has been taken over by flood,” the source added.

Nigerian soldiers on guard in one of Borno villages. play

Nigerian soldiers on guard in one of Borno villages.

 

Story developing.

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