MORE ATTACKS: Boko Haram Announces their return with the Capturing of more town

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MORE ATTACKS: Boko Haram Announces their return with the Capturing of more town Boko Haram insurgents have announced their return withthe capture the town of Marte in Borno state. According to reports, the town was captured by about 2,000 Boko Haram militants who beseiged the town on Thursday and on Friday The terrorists engaged Nigerian troops in a firefight which forced them to flee the town.A resident of the village, Imamu Habib, narrated how the attack occured, said: “The terrorists, numbering over 2,000, appeared from various directions on Thursday and engaged the soldiers in Kirenowa town and adjoining communities in Marte. They fought with soldiers over the night and the fight continued today (Friday), forcing hundreds of soldiers to flee.”“Many people were killed during the shootout while many homes were destroyed. Marte town, which is believed to be rich in oil due to its proximity to Lake Chad, has been attacked twice by the sect members.”“They first captured the town in 2012 but were chased out by Nigerian troops shortly after the declaration of state of emergency in Borno state in 2013. They also attempted to take over the town the second time in 2014 but were forced out by Nigerian troops.”

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