In a statement released by the Director Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Sani Kukasheka Usman this Thursday morning, the Nigerian Army, Troops of 8 Task Force Division, Operation lafiya Dole have thwarted attack of Magumeri town, Borno State.

Unconfirmed photo of people fleying from Magumeri town when Boko Haram attacked.

The timely intervention helped prevented casualties mishap on residents of Magumeri, on the reported attemted attack by Boko Haram terrorists Wednesday evening around 6:00pm.

According to the Army spokesman, many of the terrorists were neutralized, while some escaped with gun shot wounds and being pursued by the military.

Furthermore, the troops recovered 3 vehicles and large quantity of arms and ammunition. 

Photo source: Bulama Yerima on Facebook