Boko Haram sets army installation, school, clinic ablaze in Yobe state

  • (Stliusong)

A report by The Nation demonstrates that Boko Haram extremists on Tuesday, March 16 consumed an army installation in Katarko town close to Damaturu, the Yobe state capital during an assault.

As per the report, the agitators likewise set burning a grade school and a medical services center in the town after they plundered medications and food things from the offices.

Nigerian Armed Forces troops demonstrate their numbers for the press at their base, recaptured Buni Yadi, in Yobe State in the past 3 weeks, Buni Yadi, Yobe, Nigeria, the 11th of March 2014. Buni Yadi was captured last year in July, by Boko Haram. The town was used as a major Boko Haram basis, from where they could get supplies. The Nigerian Armes Forces recaptured it in the past 3 weeks during Operation Zaman Lafiya. The operation is a joined efforts by forces from different border countries to Nigeria, which include Chad, Cameroon and Niger.

An onlooker who saw the assault and lives near the offices said his family was stirred by discharges and petroleum bombs.

The observer, Adamu Ali, added the agitators went to the town around 5.30 am during Muslim supplications.

His words:

“It was a truly awful method of awakening. The discharges and the fire from the petroleum bombs were alarming however say thanks to God we remained in the house and we were not assaulted except the copying of the army installation, the grade school, and the center.”

Premium Times reports that the consumed grade school was remodeled by the Victim Support Fund a couple of years prior after the agitators initially torched it in 2013.

Unsubstantiated reports demonstrated that a non-administrative association had put away food things in the school for dispersion yet the agitators got the data and chosen to assault the school and plunder the things.

Another inhabitant of the town, Modu Katarko, said the assault happened unchallenged for over 60 minutes.

His words:

“We heard them yelling Allah Akbar! Allah Akbar! after the early morning supplications and shooting inconsistently. Everybody ran inside until around one hour when they completed their activity and left the town.

“The elementary school, essential medical care office, and the army installation here were completely burned to the ground.”

The assault comes two days after the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant-General Ibrahim Attahiru, guaranteed that the continuous conflict against Boko Haram will before long be finished.

Attahiru offered the remark in Yobe state on Sunday, March 14 when he visited troops of Sector 2 Operation Lafiya Dole of the Nigerian Army in Damaturu.

The COAS advised the fighters that he came to guarantee them that Boko Haram would be finished within a sensible timeframe.

In the interim, the Nigerian Army says its soldiers have murdered 41 fear mongers along Gulwa and Musuri in Gamboru Ngala nearby government territory of Borno state.

Armed force representative, Brigadier General Mohammed Yerima, revealed this in an assertion gave on Monday, March 15.

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