Members of the blood thirsty Boko Haram sect staged a bold attack on the military barracks situated in Giwa area of Maiduguri. They however got more than they bargained for as over 300 of them were killed and another 50 were arrested. This is the highest number of casualties recorded by the military and they were ably assisted by the Civilian Joint Task Force. They went ahead to chase the fleeing members to the Sambisa forest and environs.

This is huge for the Nigerian Army as they successfully launched attacks on Boko Haram bases in the Sambisa forest killing many insurgents. The military spokesperson said the attack was carried out by the group to free their detained members being held in the barracks. We salute the courage and heroics of the Civilian JTF, they have been relentless and dogged. Do you think the army is gradually winning the war against Boko Haram and terrorism?

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