BOKO HARAM ATTACK BORNO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT AND AIR FORCE BASE

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boko-haram-sectThe composite Group Air Force Base and International Airport in Maiduguri were attacked in the early hours of this morning by gunmen believed to be members of the Boko Haram; and several lives were lost. The gunmen were said to be over 300 in number, and they attacked with sophisticated weapons including Rocket Propelled Grenade Launchers.

The terrorists were said to have planted explosives in targeted areas, including the newly constructed trailer park along Damaturu-Maiduguri road, military check points, and resendential and public buildings by the terrorists.

A 24- hour curfew has been ordered in the city due to the attack this morning.

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