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Troops thwart terrorist attack on Borno collation centre

Over 60 t€rrorists suspected to be members of Islamic State of West Africa (ISWAP), have met their waterloo after attempting to infiltrate the army base serving as collation center for last weekend’s governorship and State Assembly elections in Borno state. 

Vanguard reported that the t€rrorists invaded Mafa town hours after Governor Babagana Zulum cast his vote at the Ajari Ward polling unit 001 in Mafa Local government of Borno State.

They stormed the town in g¥n trucks and motorcycles around 2:00am and were heading towards the military base where collation of votes for the local government was ongoing. 

However, troops of Operation Hadin Kai annihilated the terrorists, following an aggressive counter-attack operation which was supported by air taskforce fighter jets dispatched to the scene.
 
The fighter jets bombarded the fleeing terrorists, k!lling a huge number while a few who managed to flee, left with fatal wounds.
 
Sources told the publication that bodies of 60 of the terrorists were recovered, with the bodies riddled with bullets.
 
A Hilux vehicle, several weapons and ammunition were also said to have been recovered from the fleeing terrorists.

Prevail Inegbenose

Prevail Inegbenose is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Spark Media & Entertainment Ventures, the publisher of Spark News Daily - Nigeria's most sought-after online news platform - Politics, Sport & Entertainment. Prevail Inegbenose hails from Irrua, Esan Central LGA of Edo State. He studied Mass Communication from the prestigious Auchi Polytechnic Auchi and graduated in 2007. Prevail Inegbenose is a veteran journalist with 15 years of active and practical journalism. He has authored so many write-ups, a lot of which had been published in the newspapers, magazines and social media. Hence Prevail Inegbenose is a Journalist, Writer, Researcher, Author, Communication Expert and Consultant, Social Media Influencer, Project Management Expert, Peace Ambassador and Advocate of Good Governance and Better Society. He's a Pastor, in fact the Lead Pastor, House of God Int'l - Rest Tabernacle, Abuja Nigeria.

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