Boko Haram Defeats The Nigerian Military To Take Over Bama In Borno State
Soldiers at the war front in Borno state have told us on Tuesday, in Maiduguri, that Boko Haram insurgents have taken over Bama local government area after hours of fierce battle.
According to a soldier, the insurgents were attacking them like flies. â€œYou kill and kill and kill but these people are coming like flies. We have to withdraw and allow the Air force do their job. We do not know what is now on ground in Bama, but we have all withdrawn to Maiduguri.
â€œMy brother, Maiduguri is not safe. Please take your family as fast as you can out of Maiduguri to a safer place for now because if the Air force fails to finish these people in Bama, they will reground and advance to Maiduguri. We are not praying for that, but the truth is that, they are in large numbers. We killed over a thousand, but these boys are on drugs.â€ He said.
Also on Monday night, another security source who was not authorized to speak to the press told Gistmania reporter that, as at 10:00 pm on Monday, they were told that, the insurgents have taken over Bama.
He said they wanted to come to Maiduguri from Banki but could not do so due to the insurgentsâ€™ invasion of Bama.
â€œWe cannot come to Maiduguri because we were communicated that the insurgents have taken over and are inside Bama town now. Because of our weapons, we need to do one or two things to have passage through Cameroon. I did not call because I know that you people would be worried.â€ He said.
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