Residents Flee As ISWAP Reportedly Attack Troops In Borno

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fighters Islamic State West Africa Province () have attacked a formation in southern part .

A security source told Daily Trust that insurgents stormed remote town of Damboa at about 10:30am, with dozens of gun trucks. This reportedly led to pandemonium as and displaced persons ran for their lives.

The source further disclosed that air power was deployed to assist the ground and local volunteers in Damboa which is 100 kilometres away Maiduguri.

He said;

“I can confirm to you that these boys() are currently attacking state forces in Damboa town. Airpower has been activated to support the . Everything is control.”