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JUST IN: Boko Haram attacks military base in Yobe

Boko Haram insurgents on Wednesday evening launched attack on a military base in Goniri town, Gujba local government area of Yobe state, locals and security sources have confirmed.

Our correspondent gathered that the attackers stormed the town around 6:00pm, in gun trucks and headed directly to the military location.

“I cannot tell the number of gun trucks they drove in to carry out the attack but I saw many”, a resident who escaped the area said.

He said the insurgents engaged the military in gun dual for over two hours before the gunfire subsided.

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“There is no sound of gunshot and the town is silent,” he said.

 

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