ISWAP Launches Midnight Attack On Police Station In Borno

ISWAP has launched a midnight attack on Police Station in Borno State.


TheTimes reports that the Islamic State of West African Province, (ISWAP) terrorists launched a midnight attack on a police station at Jakana, Kaga Local Government of Borno State.


It was gathered that troops of the Nigerian Army and police operatives repelled the attack on the police station.

According to counter-insurgency expert and security analyst in the Lake Chad region, Zagaza Makama, the attack on the police station began at about 2:30a.m, when the ISWAP terrorists mounted their General Purpose Machine Guns (GPMG), and began shooting sporadically at the police division.


Sources said that the police personnel stationed at the station in collaboration with troops of the Nigerian Army deployed to protect the community, swiftly responded to the attack, leading to a heavy gun duel that lasted for about 30 minutes.


It was reported that troops of the 29 Task Force Brigade Fighting Patrol were also deployed to the scene to assist the police, which made it possible to overwhelm the terrorists and forced them to flee.


However, it was gathered that no casualty was recorded in the incident as of the time of reporting.

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