Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Boko Haram invades Army General's home in Borno

Boko Haram Sect

Gunmen suspected to be members of Boko Haram sect, yesterday evening invaded the residence of the Commander Joint Task Force (JTF), Niger Delta, Major General Tukur Buratai at Buratai District in Biu Local Government Area of Borno state, killing one security personnel on guard with others injured.

A resident of Buratai who sought anonimity, said "the suspected terrorists ambushed soldiers who were on guard at the general's mansion in the village at about 7pm on Tuesday with exchange of gunfire, but the terrorists overpowered the security operatives using Improvised Explosive Devices, IEDS and Rocket Propelled Launchers. They killed one soldier after setting the building ablaze".

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