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Army Prevents Boko Haram Attempt in Yobe
The Army reports that the attempt was stopped by troops of the 120 Battalion deployed in Operation Lafiya Dole on one of their locations in the state.
He explained that following a tip-off, the soldiers immediately swung into action and were able to push the terrorists backwards with their superior firepower.
However, some members of the terrorist group were said to have escaped into nearby bushes with troops on their trail.
The Brigadier General asked the residents of the state and Katarko, in particular, to go about their legitimate businesses.
He also urged them to report any suspicious activities or movement in their area to the law enforcement agents.