The Oasis Reporters
January 8, 2017
Buni Yadi suffers another psychological trauma as
Boko Haram insurgents, on Saturday evening, attacked an Army brigade in it.
Buni Yadi in Yobe State, is the town where Boko Haram insurgents slit the throats of over a hundred boarding school children that left the nation in pains and the world in shock .
Buni Yadi, the headquarters of Gujba Local Government was taken over by the insurgents for almost a year before it was recaptured by the military in May 2015.
Confirming the attack, the spokesman of 27 Task Force Brigade, Lt. George Okupe in a text message adding that the attack was successfully repelled by the troops.
He however could not disclose the casualty both on the side of the Army and Boko Haram.
“Buni Yadi came under attack at about 0615pm…but things are under control,” Lt. Okupe disclosed.
“Casualty figure of BHTs yet to be confirmed, on locales, none for now likewise own forces. However, details will be relayed to you soon”.
Reports indicate that it was a surprise attack by the insurgents who attacked from the eastern side of the brigade in large numbers and lunched superior fire power on the military formation before they were repelled.
The casualty on the side of Boko Haram is yet to be disclosed, but another military source disclosed that the insurgents also suffered heavy casualty in the attack as many dead bodies were seen scattered in the bush.
The attack on 27 Task Force Brigade is coming barely two weeks after the insurgents are said to be in disarray in the north east following their dislodgement from the last strongest fortress of the insurgents in the Sambisa forest.
The Will /Oasis Reporters