Suspected Boko Haram terrorists on Sunday invaded a military base in Mainok, a town along Maiduguri-Damaturu highway, Borno State.
Mainok, a town along Maiduguri- Damaturu highway is about 60 kilometres to Maiduguri, the capital city of Borno State and has been a subject of attacks and abductions by the dreaded Boko Haram terrorists.
As at the time of filling this report, the district head of Auno, another community along the Maiduguri- Damaturu highway, Abba Umar Abba Anas, said information at his disposal revealed that the terrorists are attacking the military base in Mainok.
He said: “Mainok is under heavy Boko Haram attack. From information we have gathered now, the terrorists invaded the military base in Mainok. We don’t know the state of things for now.”
However, another member of the civilian joint Taskforce who pleaded anonymity , said although the terrorists attacked the military base in Mainok, troops and CJTF members reinforced and repelled the invading insurgents.