Again, troops battle Boko Haram, foil attack in Mainok

Troops of the Nigerian military in Nigerian (NAF) jets, on Sunday foiled an by Boko Haram in Mainok community.

The ISWAP and Boko Haram elements, PRNigeria gathered, rode on dozen gun trucks, and attempted dislodge a military base, after invading the community State.

“They had attempted overtake and dislodge a military base through Dogon Karfe in Mainok, but met stiff resistance from the dogged ground troops before the arrival of NAF Jets,” a military source said.

He added are currently trapped inside Mainok town for fear of air strikes.

According the source, the NAF jets which could not rain missiles on the insurgents, have been hovering in the air for hours avoid collateral damage.

was gathered ISWAP fighters, on sighting the military jets, fled to Mainok primary school to escape air troops’ strikes and burnt a police station out of anger.

However, those who escaped fled to their camp around Lawan Mainari axis.

Meanwhile, PRNigeria gathered with the ferocious activities of   coming after attacks on Kumuya, Buni Gari and Geidam in Yobe, the Nigerian Airforce has deployed its Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) platforms for ‘eye in the sky.’

By PRNigeria