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Yobe: NAF jet bombs ‘Buhari village’ over Boko Haram, ISWAP camps

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Yobe: NAF jet bombs ‘Buhari village’ over Boko Haram, ISWAP camps
Yobe: NAF jet bombs ‘Buhari village’ over Boko Haram, ISWAP camps

Fighter jets of the Nigerian Air Force, NAF, on Wednesday bombed a village in Yunusari Local Government Area of Yobe State.

DAILY POST learnt that the village identified as Buhari was used as a hideout by Boko Haram and ISWAP members.

Speaking to DAILY POST, a source said terrorists use the village as a camp from where they attack both Yunusari and Gaidam areas of the state.

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However, the source, who wished not to be named, said the attack by the military was carried out after proper gathering of intel.

He said: “It happened in Buhari village in Yunusari Local Government very close to Gaidam and Boko Haram members are using that community as a hideout to attack Gaidam and Yunusary.

“The community has a thick vegetation cover which gives Boko Haram a good place for them to camp. They have converted the village to one of their camps.

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“The military, on getting the credible intel were able to confirm that the village is a place for Boko Haram and ISWAP and today they used both aerial and land bombardment on the village.

“Scores of Boko Haram members were neutralized and a few civilians sustained injuries. The injured civilians were evacuated and taken to Gaidam General Hospital.

“That village has been a threat, all attacks on Gaidam were doctored from that place.

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“Now that the village has been bombarded, may be we will have a little peace.”

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