Heavy gun battle is raging on now between the men of the Nigerian Army and IS West Africa Province (ISWAP).
Reliable military sources told metrowatchonline.com that the fight has been raging for some hours now but calm will soon be restored as the soldiers are chasing the terrorists out of their criminal grips.
“But it’s obvious that the men of the Nigerian Army are having an upper hand and they will soon be repelled from the general area”, said our source.
“Report reaching us now indicates that Boko Haram terrorists are attacking Buni Yadi town headquarters of Gujba council area”, he said on phone.
As at the time of writing this report “the police divisional building in the council headquarters was said to have been burnt down while sustained gunfire was said to be ranting the air even at about.
Yadi is home to a massive military base where Nigerian soldiers are baptized into the insurgent war theatre after three months of retraining in assymetric warfare.
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