MAIDUGURI – Suspected members of the Boko Haram insurgents have attacked and killed at least three persons at the checkpoint along Maiduguri/Gubio highway on Sunday afternoon, sources disclosed.
A security source disclosed the attackers burnt one utility vehicle and made away with another after they displaced the security personnel stationed at the joint checkpoint.
Top CJTF member, Bakura Aliyu, also confirmed to our Correspondent that the insurgents stationed three gun trucks and then fired at the military base located in that area.
“We lost three persons including one of our member and policemen, they came to attack a joint checkpoint, burnt a Hilux vehicle and went away with another,” Bakura said.
It was gathered that the attackers made away with some ammunition.