Nigerian troops impose strict measures after attack on Kumuya military base

…trail fleeing insurgents in Yobe

The Nigerian Troops have restricted movement along Damaturu-Damboa-Biu road following attacks by members of ISWAP/Boko Haram on a Kumuya military base in Yobe State.

PRNigeria gathered that the struck when some of the 27 Task , deployed at Buni Gari had gone out on clearing in the axis.

The aided by local informants and sympathisers stormed Kumuya community, attacked ‘harmless’ villagers, the military base and destroyed heavy military equipments.

During the , the used heavy weapons in destroying military equipment and patrolled the community to prevent the reinforcement of soldiers. Yet, the troops that were already on ground came out and engaged . The insurgents were eventually overpowered by Nigerian troops mobilized to reinforce those initially at the base.

Though it learnt that a section of the military base at Kumuya razed down during the , PRNigeria could not confirm the number of casualties by troops, at press time.

By PRNigeria