Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Boko Haram attacks Air Force barracks

The Boko Haram Islamic Sect on Monday night unleashed its terror against the Nigerian Air Force, NAF, barracks as well as a police station in Maiduguri, Borno State, killing five persons including a soldier.

The attacks were simultaneously carried out at both the Air Force Barracks and the Gambouru/Ngala  police station between 6pm and 6.30 pm. The suspected gunmen attacked one of the apartments in the barracks and fired several gun shots at the soldier, who was returning to the house in mufti.

The police said, the sect members also, killed two other civilians resident in the barracks after killing the soldier in mufti. The Gambouru/Ngala police station was attacked with guns and other explosive devices, killing the two police officers on duty, and injuring two others, on their way to the office.

Gambouru/Ngala is a border town with Chad Republic and 150 kilometers North-East of Maiduguri, the state capital.