BreakingNews 8/1/17: Gunshots heard near Nigerian Army brigade in Yobe

[ Masterweb Reports: Hamisu Kabir Matazu reports ] - Gun shots were yesterday heard near the 27 Taskforce Military Brigade, Buni Yadi, Gujba Local Government Area of Yobe state. Though details of the shots were sketchy as at the time of filing the report, Daily Trust on Sunday gathered that, gunshots and explosions started at about 6:15pm around the military location.

 

A military source told our correspondent that the soldiers were on the alert.

 

A resident in the town, Aminu Yusuf, said that people scampered for safety as the heavy gunshots continued to intensify.

 

The Brigade’s spokesman, Lt George Akupe confirmed to Daily Trust on Sunday that the formation was under attack.

 

“But things are under control... Casualty figure on the terrorist’s is yet to be confirmed.  However, details will be relayed to you soon,” he said.

 

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