An attempt by terrorists to attack the School of Special Forces located in Yobe State on Sunday was twarted by by troops of the Nigerian military, made up of the Special Forces and Air Task Force.
Seven ISWAP insurgents were eliminated when the troops again repelled a separate attack on civilian population in Buni Yadi, a popular town in the North East State.
According to military intelligence sources, the attackers stormed the town at about 5pm in two groups.
One of the groups attacked from “Charly Company”, while other attempted to attack the School of Special Forces.
“The terrorists used cows as their shield in order to gain easy access without being noticed, but their evil plan and strategy were unraveled by the troops, who quickly engaged them in a gun battle,” one of the intelligence sources said
The source, while speaking further, said: “The ISWAP fighters, however, succumbed to the superior fire-power of our military troops and attempted to flee.
“But in the process, seven of them were gunned down, while two vehicles were destroyed.”