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Troops recapture Gamboru Ngala

01 September 2015, 17:19

Lagos - ­The Nigerian Army announced it has retaken the economic and strategic town of Gamboru Ngala in Borno State from the Boko Haram terrorists group.

Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman, Acting Director Army Public Relations, confirmed the breakthrough.

The triumphant troops are now busy with clearing and mopping up patrols, he said.

Also read: Boko Haram attacks northern Yobe State

No further details had been made available at the time of going to press. On the night of 5-6 May 2014, Boko Haram militants attacked the twin town, killing roughly 310 residents in the 12-hour attack.

The town was largely destroyed and most of the survivors fled to neighbouring Cameroon. ­  

- CAJ News


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