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Soldier, 4 Persons Killed After Boko Haram Attacks Borno Town



An attack carried out by Boko Haram terrorists on Askira town in the southern part of Borno State, have left one soldier and four other persons dead.


According to reports, the insurgents attacked at around 1pm on Saturday and by the time they were repelled by a fighter jet, a master warrant officer, one vigilante and three other residents of the town had lost their lives.

A source from the army base in Askira told newsmen that the Boko Haram fighters stormed the town in about 15 gun trucks and opened fire on the army base.