Boko Haram attacks Gubio local government area

Suspected members of the Boko Haram terrorist group have attack Gubio Local Government Area of Borno State.
The attack took place on Thursday while a joint committee of the National Assembly on the Army visited the state.
The insurgents had stormed the town in the evening and started shooting sporadically, a situation that threw residents into panic.
Sources at the Theatre Command Headquarters told reporters that an enforcement team was quickly deployed in the town by Operation Lafiya Dole to combat the terrorists.
The General Officer Commanding (GOC) 7 Division, Brigadier General Abdul-Khalifa Ibrahim, who also confirmed the attack added that the Air Component of Lafiya Dole was unable to provide air support on account of “bad weather”.
He, however, said troops repelled the attack as the military was fully on the ground engaging the insurgents.

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